This RAF Globemaster flew CHC-SYD-PER all in the 1 day where it later overnighted & flew onwards back to home to the UK via Diego Garcia.
A C-17 at 1/25s panning. [1200px]
58th Airlift Squadron.
US Air Force Boeing C-17A Globemaster III 03-3116 Take Off RWY 26 LLBG | TLV
There is also a crow in the picture.
Probably the first time there was a C-17 at Madeira.
Arriving from Ramstein Air Base for a Medical Evacuation back to Germany.
The C-17 flight deck has heads-up displays for the pilots.