Aircraft Photo of 63-8871 / 38871 | Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #220263
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:63-8871
Alternate Serial:38871
Military Code:D
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing C-135 Stratotanker
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing C-135 Stratotanker/Stratolifter
Aircraft Version:Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker
C/n (msn):18719
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:WaddingtonMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGXW   IATA: WTN   Local: -   Other: -
Event:RAF Waddington Airshow 2005
 
Photo Date:1 July 2005
Photo by:John Allan
Photo ID: 220263
Photo Comment

Note that this aircraft is equipped with hose / drogue pods on pylons surprisingly close to the wing tips. This is a very unusual sight on USAF KC-135's which typically fit a short hose / drogue to the main refuelling boom if they need to refuel probe equipped receiving aircraft.

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