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Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, Military Refueling Aircraft
Code Number:
MYFD01_229
Title:
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, Military Refueling Aircraft
In the early 1960s, TAC added J-47 jet pods from retired KB-50 tankers to produce the KC-97L. The jet pods increased performance and made the KC-97 more compatible with military jet aircraft.

First Flight: 14/07/1951
Powerplant: 4x Pratt & Whitney R-4360-59 radial pistons; 2x General Electric J47-GE-23 turbojets
Maximum Speed: 400 mph
Cruise Speed: 230 mph
Range: 2,300 miles
Service Ceiling: 30,000 feet
Crew: Pilot, copilot, flight engineer, radio operator, navigator, boom operator
Length: 117 feet 5 inches
Wingspan: 141 feet 2 inches
Height: 38 feet 4 inches
Empty Weight: 82,500 pounds
Loaded Weight: 153,000 pounds
Retired: June 1978
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Wernher Krutein

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