K35R

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 Stratotanker (CFM56 engines)
BOEING KC-135T Stratotanker
BOEING KC-135R Stratotanker
BOEING C-135FR Stratotanker

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 (metric)
39.90 m
Length (metric)
41.50 m
Height (metric)
12.70 m
Powerplant

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

Engine Model(s)
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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