This edition of the DEW Line is brought to you courtesy of the TSA and US Airways... I am stuck at Sky Harbor, but the show must go on.
At Edwards Air Force Base, the US Air Force's first Boeing C-17 Globemaster is being retired. But fortunately it is going to the USAF museum in Dayton, Ohio, rather than the Boneyard at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona. The aircraft had flown at the California base for some 21 years.
Here is T-1 as she took-off for the last time on 23 April 2012, on her departure to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.