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AMC Museum Fact Sheet, KC-97 Stratotanker

AMC Museum Fact Sheet, KC-97 Stratotanker

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
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ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of the Air Force
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Open LibraryOL14541090M

Museum Books & Guides. Other Museum Books and Guides; National Museum of the USAF The Boeing KC Stratotanker; Zoom. The Boeing KC Stratotanker. Be the first to review this product. ISBN What began as a jet-powered replacement for the KC to refuel Strategic Air Command's growing B and B bomber fleet soon evolved. The Air Mobility Command Museum celebrated its 30th Anniversary during the Festival of Flight Sept. , The primary mission of the AMC Museum is to collect, preserve and exhibit the artifacts and human stories significant to the development and employment of military airlift and refueling in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army Air Force.

A KC Stratotanker descends before landing at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., Jan. 18, Air Mobility Command’s tanker fleet, which is primarily made up of KCs, offloaded billion pounds of fuel to U.S. and allied aircraft in Missing: AMC Museum. National Museum of the U.S. Air Force fact sheets. K-3 Bomb Lift Truck Note: This item is currently in K-3 bomb lift truck was designed for use with the Convair B bomber.

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AMC Museum Fact Sheet, KC-97 Stratotanker Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A cargo version of the B, the C Stratofreighter first flew in November Boeing introduced the tanker AMC Museum Fact Sheet, KC with the "flying boom" refueling system, in In all, the USAF ordered aircraft: 74 Cs and KCs.

To keep its. The KC closely resembles the B bomber, the aircraft on which it was based. The KC has the same wing, tail and engines as the B, but has a whale-like “double-bubble” fuselage.

Outfitted with a flying boom and loaded with fuel, the four engine, propeller driven aircraft could fly fast enough to match the minimum speed of a B Missing: AMC Museum. The AMC Museum Foundation is continuing a rather a unique fundraising campaign for a second year. For a $ donation to the AMC Museum Foundation “Bench Program” you can get your name on a plaque on the bench of your choice.

We’ll also recognize you in the museum’s quarterly newsletter, Hangar Digest, and on our website. Boeing C Stratotanker The C was the AAF cargo/transport version of the B Its "double-bubble" fuselage, was basically a military version of the Boeing Model Stratocruiser; though its wing, engine, and tail were acquired from the BMissing: AMC Museum.

Boeing KC Stratotanker The C was the AAF cargo/transport version of the B Its "double-bubble" fuselage, was basically a military version of the Boeing Model Stratocruiser; though its wing, engine, and tail were acquired from the BMissing: AMC Museum. -- The Air Mobility Command Museum welcomed its newest aircraft, a KCE Stratotanker that was formerly the property of the th Air Refueling Wing at McGuire Air Force Base, N.J.

The new aircraft will undergo a maintenance inspection and removal of. The Air Mobility Command Museum, located at Dover AFB, Delaware, has free admission and parking. The museum is open Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We're the only museum in the United States dedicated to airlift and air refueling history.

Air Mobility Command manages an inventory of Stratotankers, of which the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard fly aircraft in support of AMC's mission. The Boeing Company's model was the basic design for the commercial passenger plane as well as the KCA g: AMC Museum. Building is the home of the Air Mobility Command Museum.

From to it housed the headquarters and engineering facility for the th Army Air Force Base Unit. It was that unit that developed the first successful combat proven air-launched. KC Stratotanker. The C was the cargo/transport version of the B Fatten the B's fuselage, use the same wings, tail and engines and you have a cargo plane.

The prototype first flew in with the first production CA in Boeing also developed a practical in Missing: AMC Museum. The Boeing KC is the refueling tanker version of the C Stratofreighter, a ton multi-purpose airplane combining both transport and aerial refueling tanker capabilities.

The Strategic Air Command, the Military Air Transport Service, and the Air National Guard Missing: AMC Museum. KC Stratotanker. Based on the Model "Stratocruiser" trans-oceanic airliner, the KC featured a unique double-bubble fuselage with plenty of space available inside for fuel, cargo and Missing: AMC Museum.

"Men Will Come - A History of the th Troop Carrier Group Book $ C-5M Super Galaxy Grey 1/ (C5) $ Cart. The KC, an aerial refueling tanker, was designed from the transport version of the B The transport B (itself a derivative of the B) was modified to have twice the internal volume by adding extra underside fuselage section making the aircraft resemble an inverted "8".

The entire cabin was pressurized and could carry fully equipped troops or 80 g: AMC Museum. The USAF began operating the KC in It purchased a total of KCs from Boeing, as opposed to only 74 of the C cargo version. The KC carried aviation gasoline for its own piston engines but it carried jet fuel for its refueling mission, this required an independent system for each type of fuel.

However, it was able to offload its aviation gas to a receiver in an emergency in Manufacturer: Boeing. CA Stratofreighter, Military Air Transport Service (MATS), U.S. Air Force, () By Amercom Diecast Item Number: ACLB18 About CA Stratofreighter, Military Air Transport Service (MATS), U.S.

Air Force, () About Amercom Diecast Amercom Diecast was founded in to design, create and provide a wide range of inexpensive but high quality diecast airplanes and military g: AMC Museum.

Pretty sure this wasn't discussed or mentioned here, but back in early August one of the last KCE Stratotankers from McGuire AFB's th Air Refueling Wing flew its last flight to Dover AFB to become a part of the Air Mobility Command Museum's collection.

I was there to catch its arrival, and shot video of the entire event, as well as some other aircraft movements at Dover that day. th Airlift Wing History By Col (Ret) Vernon W.

James The '''th Airlift Wing''' (AMC) is located at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base in Saint Joseph, Missouri. It is the home of the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center. The th AW is one of the. A tanker version (KC) was introduced in using the "flying boom" refueling system and all subsequent USAF contracts for Cs were for tankers.

The KC Stratofreighter aerial tanker version was an instrumental factor in providing SAC with genuine intercontinental g: AMC Museum. AMC Theatres Fact Sheet. AMC Theatres Facts and Figures. Current as of: Ma Download Our Fact Sheet.

Contact Information AMC Theatre Support Center Ash Street Leawood. DID YOU KNOW THAT THE KCE STRATOTANKER: Is made of more than 50% aluminum by weight, and 10% steel and stainless steel. Other metals include magnesium and titanium.

-contains material in the eight main landing gear wheels and nose wheels equivalent to,Missing: AMC Museum.Based on Boeing airframe, the KC was the first totally jet powered in-flight refueling aircraft. C's served as Air Force One and have been modified into electronic warfare aircraft, weather reconaissance, airborne command post and special purpose aircraft.

Fuel is carried in six wing and four fuselage tanks. All but 1, gallons can be pumped via the extendable boom at the rear of Missing: AMC Museum.