Aviation Photo #0991948 Boeing NKC-135A Stratotanker (717-100A) - USA - Air Force

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    Vito Cedrini
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    Boeing NKC-135A Stratotanker (717-100A)
    Boeing C-135 Stratotanker/Stratolifter
    Boeing C-135 Stratotanker/Stratolifter
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    55-3127
    Rio de Janeiro - Galeao International (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
    Brazil
    February 3, 1981
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Anonymous
10 years ago
This is the first time I have seen a photo of the plane that I was a Design Engineer and Project Manager for the "green house" modification at Boeing to install a Secret IR tracking system in 1960. No pictures could be taken of this plane while it was classified. I flew in many, many 16 hour test missions from Dayton WPAFB to Cape Canaveral to track missle launches there. The project was cancelled about a year after Powers was shot down in the U2 over the USSR May 1, 1960. The plane was paired with an identical configuration installed in KC135 55-3134. Harrison Benjamin

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