G2SAF746 Gemini Jets Singapore Air Force Boeing KC-135R 752

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G2SAF746
Gemini Jets 1/200th scale
Singapore Air Force
Boeing KC-135R 752

RRP  £92.00

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Gemini Jets 1/200th scale G2SAF746 Singapore Air Force Boeing KC-135R 752. Available to pre-order at Flying Tigers.

 

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is a military aerial refueling aircraft. Both the KC-135 and the Boeing 707 airliner were developed from the Boeing 367-80 prototype. It is the predominant variant of the C-135 Stratolifter family of transport aircraft. The KC-135 was the US Air Force’s first jet-powered refueling tanker and replaced the KC-97 Stratofreighter. The KC-135 was initially tasked with refueling strategic bombers, but was used extensively in the Vietnam War and later conflicts such as Operation Desert Storm to extend the range and endurance of US tactical fighters and bombers.

The KC-135 entered service with the United States Air Force (USAF) in 1957; it is one of six military fixed-wing aircraft with over 50 years of continuous service with its original operator. The KC-135 is supplemented by the larger KC-10. Studies have concluded that many of the aircraft could be flown until 2040, although maintenance costs have greatly increased. The KC-135 is to be partially replaced by the Boeing KC-46 Pegasus.

RRP  £92.00

Weight 750 g
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Model Code: G2SAF746

Model categories:
1/200th Scale Military and Civilian Aircraft, Future Military Model Releases, Gemini Jets Military 1/200th scale, Military Aviation