BOEING C-135 Stratolifter

Aircraft
Name: 
C-135 Stratolifter
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
WTC
H
APC
D
Type Code: 
L4J
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Manufacturered as
BOEING C-135B Stratolifter
BOEING C-135C Stratolifter
BOEING C-135E Stratolifter
BOEING C-135K Stratolifter
BOEING EC-135
BOEING NKC-135
BOEING OC-135
BOEING Stratolifter
BOEING TC-135
BOEING WC-135

C135

Military freighter aircraft. In service since 1955. Freighter development of KC-35 without tanking equipment, based on BOEING 707-300 airframe.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
39.90 m
Length: 
51.50 m
Height: 
12.70 m
Powerplant: 

4 x 93.4 kN P&W TF30-P-9 or 4 x 106.8 kN CFM 56-2A2/3 turbofans.

Engine Model: 
CFM International CFM56, Pratt & Whitney TF30
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a
MTOW: 
146 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
1500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
461 kts
MACH: 
0.76
Ceiling: 
500
Range: 
3500 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a

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