GMUSA116 Gemini Jets USAF Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker Seymour Johnson AFB

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GMUSA116 Gemini Jets USAF Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker Seymour Johnson AFB

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GMUSA116
Gemini Jets 1/400th scale
USAF
Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker
Seymour Johnson AFB

RRP  £63.00

Model Description

GMUSA116 Gemini Jets USAF Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker Seymour Johnson AFB. Buy now online at Flying Tigers.

 

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is an American military aerial refueling aircraft that was developed from the Boeing 367-80 prototype, alongside the Boeing 707 airliner. 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 it 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 McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender. Studies have concluded that many of the aircraft could be flown until 2030, although maintenance costs have greatly increased. The KC-135 is to be partially replaced by the Boeing KC-46 Pegasus.

RRP  £63.00

Weight 650 g
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Model Code: GMUSA116

Model categories:
1/400th Scale Section, Gemini Jets, Gemini Jets 1/400th scale, Gemini Jets Military 1/400th scale, Military Aviation

Weight 650 g
Historical Era

Manufacturer

Model Type

Scale

A hugely popular area of the Flying Tigers website is our FREE weekly Aviation related Newsletter.  Our Newsletter aims to keep you informed and up to date with all things Aviation, with a particular leaning towards the fabulous world of diecast aviation collecting.

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