McDonnell Douglas C-15B transport aircraft project

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Hi,

the McDonnell Douglas C-15B was a stretched version of C-15A,
led to developed C-17.
http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1977/1977%20-%203331.html
 

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hesham said:
Hi,

the McDonnell Douglas C-15B was a stretched version of C-15A,
led to developed C-17.
http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1977/1977%20-%203331.html

The only surprise is that wing span extension was supposed to come at the wing root, and not at the wing tip? The second YC-15 prototype had extended wing tips, didn't it?
 
Does anyone else have specs about the C-15B, bearing in mind that American Secret Projects Volume 3 regarding post-1960 US airlifter projects is due to come out in fall.
 

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