The amazing way cargo is loaded onto a C-5 Galaxy

The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy is primarily a giant cargo aircraft—and to load it, you need a giant opening. The solution: the nose cone of the aircraft, known as the visor, swings up to reveal a massive door. (2:43)

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