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De-Icing an RAF C-17 Globemaster Aircraft

An RAF C-17 is de-iced at RAF Brize Norton before flying troops to Afghanistan.


The C-17 gives the RAF a longrange strategic heavy-lift transport aircraft that offers the ability to project and sustain an effective force close to a potential area of operations for combat, peacekeeping or humanitarian missions worldwide.


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Photographer: Lesley Woods

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Taken on December 19, 2010