This remote control motorized C-17 was the star of the auction at the 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Booster Club holiday party. Five feet long, with a wing span of five feet, it was quite commanding.
Charleston Air Force Base is located about 10 miles inland from Charleston. It lies within the city limits of North Charleston and shares a runway with the Charleston International Airport. Charleston AFB is the home of the 437th Airlift Wing and the 315th Airlift Wing (Reserves). The 437th AW is the host unit at the base, and it flies Boeing's C-17 Globemaster III aircraft.