LONG BEACH, CA - MAY 10: The first of six C-17 Globemaster III airlifters built for the United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defence is prepared before taking off from Long Beach Airport after a ... more 
LONG BEACH, CA - MAY 10: The first of six C-17 Globemaster III airlifters built for the United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defence is prepared before taking off from Long Beach Airport after a handing off ceremony at the Boeing final assembly facility at Long Beach Airport on May 10, 2011 in Long Beach, California. The UAE will take delivery of three more C-17s this year and two in 2012 as it modernizes its airlift capabilities. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) less 
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