K35E

BOEING KC-135

Aircraft
Name
KC-135
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code
L4J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Underwing mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BOEING KC-135D Stratotanker
BOEING Stratotanker (TF33 engines)
BOEING KC-135E Stratotanker

K35E

Air-to-air refueling tanker. In service since 1982. Improved development of KC-135 A/B with more powerful ex. civilian TF33 engines (ICAO Designator: K35A). USAF continues to re-engine KC-135 As to KC-135 D/Es and KC-135Rs. Max Mach 0.82

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
39.90 m
Length (metric)
41.50 m
Height (metric)
12.70 m
Powerplant

4 x 93.4 kN P&W TF33-PW-100 turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
Pratt & Whitney TF33
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
144000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
5000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
530 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
450
Range
4000 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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