Aircraft Photo of 53-230 / 0-30230 | Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #1269
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:53-230
Alternate Serial:0-30230
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter (367)
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter (367)
Aircraft Version:Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter
C/n (msn):17012
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Dover - Dover AFBMap
Region / Country:Delaware, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KDOV   IATA: DOV   Local: DOV   Other: -
Collection:Air Mobility Command Museum
 
Photo Date:18 April 2013
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 1269
Photo Comment

A total of 888 C-97s were built, of which 814 were KC-97 tankers. 53-0230 was assigned to the Strategic Air Command in 1955 at Westover AFB, Mass. In 1965 it was converted to KC-97L status at Hayes Aircraft Corp, Birmingham, AL, by the addition of two J47 jet engines and transferred to the Tennessee ANG. To MASDC for storage in 1976 and transferred to the AMC Museum in 10.99

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