KC-135 Stratotanker

 
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General Info

  • Name: KC-135 Stratotanker
  • Code Name: Stratotanker
  • Country: USA
  • Manufacturer: Boeing
  • Designed by:
  • Type: Airplane
  • Category: Military Aircraft
  • Sub Type: aerial refueling
  • Manufacturing date: Jun 1957
  • Maiden flight: Aug 1956

Technical characteristics

  • Empty weight: 44663 kg
  • Loaded weight: 135000 kg
  • Service ceiling: 15200 m
  • Height: 12.7 m
  • Cruise speed: 853 km/h
  • Wing area: 226 m2
  • Range: 2419 km
  • Rate of climb: 24.8 m/s
  • Max speed: 933 km/h
  • Length: 41.53 m
  • Max takeoff weight: 146000 kg
  • Wingspan: 39.88 m

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