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KC-135R Stratotanker

Specifications
Primary Function: Aerial refueling
Contractor: Boeing Military Airplanes
Power Plant: Four CFM-International F108-CF-100 turbofans
Thrust: 22,224 pounds (10,000.8 kilograms) each engine
Length: 136 feet, 3 inches (40.8 meters)
Height: 38 feet, 4 inches (11.5 meters)
Wingspan: 130 feet, 10 inches (39.2 meters)
Speed: Maximum speed at 30,000 feet (9,100 meters) 610 mph (Mach 0.93)
Ceiling: 50,000 feet (15,152 meters)
Weight: 119,231 pounds (53,654 kilograms) empty
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 322,500 pounds (145,125 kilograms)
Range: 11,192 miles (9,732 nautical miles) with 120,000 pounds (54,000 kilograms) of transfer fuel.
Crew: Four or five; up to 80 passengers.
Date Deployed: August 1965.
Unit Cost: KC-135R, $53 million; KC-135A, $26.1 million.
Inventory: 254 - Active duty
157 - Active Reserve Component



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