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C-5 Galaxy
 
Latest update: August 2018

Company: Lockheed Martin
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Country Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
USA 131       131 0 6 73         52
Total 131       131 0 6 73         52
 
Comment(s):
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Country Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
USA C-5A 78       78 0 5 73         0
  C-5B 1       1 0 1           0
  C-5M 52       52 0             52
Total   131       131 0 6 73         52
 
Comment(s):

Lockheed Martin was contracted to convert 52 C-5A/B/C Galaxies to the C-5M Super Galaxy variant:
Conversions C-5A C-5B C-5C Total
C-5M 1 49 2 52

The first C-5M was delivered on and the 52nd (87-0043) on August 6, 2018.


C-5A:

The last flight by a C-5A was made on September 7, 2017. Aircraft 70-0461 assigned to the 439th AW departed Westover AFB to Davis-Monthan AFB were it will be processed by the 309th AMARG for storage.

C-5M:

The first flight of a modified C-5M was made on June 19, 2006. Three aircraft were used as development aircraft with deliveries made in the last quarter of 2008 and the first of 2009.

C-5M Super Galaxy deliveries:

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
2018 1 2 1 0 4
2017 1 3 1 2 7
2016 2 2 2 3 9
2015 1 4 2 2 9
2014 2 2 2 1 7
2013 0 1 1 4 6
2012 1 0 1 2 4
2011 0 1 1 0 2
2010 0 0 0 1 1
2009 2 0 0 0 2
2008 0 0 0 1 1
Total 10 15 11 16 52
 
Current USAF operators
 
Wing Group Squadron Aircraft Tailcode Base
60th AMW   22th AS C-5M   Travis AFB
349th AMW   312th AS C-5M   Travis AFB
433rd AW   68th AS C-5B   Lackland AFB
436th AW   9th AS C-5M   Dover AFB
439th AW   33th AS C-5B   Westover AFB
512th AW   709th AS C-5M   Dover AFB
           
 
Photo gallery
 
 
A C-5A from the 433rd AW departing Ramstein AB in 2006.

A C-5B assigned to the 337th AS departs RAF Fairford after participating at RIAT 2012.