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C135
Name C-135 Stratolifter
Manufacturer BOEING
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Heavy
APC D
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

BOEING C-135E Stratolifter
BOEING C-135K Stratolifter
BOEING C-135C Stratolifter
BOEING EC-135
BOEING C-135B Stratolifter
BOEING WC-135
BOEING TC-135
BOEING Stratolifter
BOEING OC-135
BOEING NKC-135


BOEING C-135 Stratolifter

BOEING C-135 Stratolifter

Image source: IANS

Description

Military freighter aircraft. In service since 1955. Freighter development of KC-35 without tanking equipment, based on BOEING 707-300 airframe.

General

Aircraft name C-135 Stratolifter
ICAO code/WTC C135 / H
Manufacturer BOEING
Type Code/APC L4J / D

Technical Data

Wing span 39.9 m130.906 ft
Length 51.5 m168.963 ft
Heigth 12.7 m41.667 ft
Powerplant 4 x 93.4 kN P&W TF30-P-9 or 4 x 106.8 kN CFM 56-2A2/3 turbofans.
Engine Model CFM International CFM56, Pratt & Whitney TF30

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C135

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