About a thousand people gathered over the weekend in Long Beach, to say goodbye to a Southern California fixture. The last Boeing C-17 aircraft dubbed the Globemaster III took off from the airport there, marking the last time the fixed-wing transport plane would be made there. It also underscores big changes in Southern California’s aerospace industry. Kevin Roderick of LA Observed has more.
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