Aviation Photo #0442914 Boeing NKC-135A Stratotanker (717-100A) - USA - Air Force

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Assigned to 4950 TW at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. Used by ASD - Aeronautical Systems Division to test refuel characteristics of first KC-10A flying boom - seen under the tail. Built in 1957. Built as KC-135A, cvt'd to JKC-135A, cvt'd again to NKC-135A, and finally cvt'd to GNKC-135A. WFU during 1991 with 9,316 hours TT. Used at Sheppard AFB, Texas as ground instruction platform for teaching tactical aircraft maintenance specialists (crew chiefs).
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    USA - Air Force
    Boeing NKC-135A Stratotanker (717-100A)
    Boeing C-135 Stratotanker/Stratolifter
    Boeing C-135 Stratotanker/Stratolifter
    Boeing
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    55-3124
    Long Beach - Daugherty Field
    California
    USA
    October 1977
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