Castle Air Force Base KC-135

Castle Air Force Base KC-135 Aircraft

Stock #: 151783
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: Paul B. Lowney Photo Pub. Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Boeing KC-135, a four-jet, swept-wing multi-purpose tanker-transport, was built for the U. S. Air Force's Strategic Air Command to provide aerial refueling for B-52's and jet fighters. The KC-135 weighs more than 250,000 pounds, has a ceiling of around 35,000 feet, a speed of about 600 mph and a range of more than 4,000 miles.
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