Photos: A history of the Air Force's arsenal

Just outside Hill Air Force Base, near Ogden, Utah, visitors come to see the Hill Aerospace Museum, a diverse historical collection of military aircraft.

CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman visited as part of Road Trip 2009.

Pictured here is the Douglas C-124C "Globemaster II," which was delivered to the U.S. Air Force in 1955. With a crew of eight, four Pratt & Whitney R-4360 engines, a range of 2,175 miles and a cost of $1.646 million, the plane was assigned to the 15th Air Transport Squadron of the Military Air Transport Service, in Dover, Delaware.

The plane had a maximum weight of 216,000 pounds, was 48 feet 4 inches tall, and 130 feet long.

Click here for the entire Road Trip 2009 package.

Photo by Daniel Terdiman/CNET


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