KC 135 Stratotanker Aerial Refueling AircraftKC-135 Stratotanker

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Top Speed: 933km/hr
Range: 2,419km (with 150,000lbs of transfer fuel)
Wingspan: 39.88m
Length: 41.53m
Crew: 3-4

This transport aircraft has been in active service since 1957, acting as an aerial refuelling aircraft. It is used to re-fuel strategic bombers as well as fighters. Despite its age, the aircraft has gone under numerous avionics upgrades allowing it to keep up with the times, however it is currently set to be replaced by the KC-46 Pegasus.

This aircraft is primarily used by the United States, France, Turkey, and Singapore. It has seen action in wars such as Vietnam, and even as recent as Operation Desert Storm.

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