BOEING KC-135

Aircraft
Name: 
KC-135
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, low set
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code: 
L4J
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Underwing mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BOEING C-135FR Stratotanker
BOEING KC-135R Stratotanker
BOEING KC-135T Stratotanker
BOEING Stratotanker (CFM56 engines)

K35R

Air-to-air refueling tanker. In service since 1985. Improved version of KC-135E with CFM engines and electronic cockpit. Used by United States, France, Turkey and several other Air Forces. US Air Force continues to upgrade old KC-135 to KC-135R. Max Mach 0.82

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

4 x 97,9 kN CFMI CFM - F108 turbofans.

Engine Model: 
CFM International CFM56
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a
MTOW: 
147000 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: 
532 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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