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C135 "470" Id Needed

Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:01 pm

i noted this aircraft on flightradar a few months ago operation MERL410

Is this a FAF 707 tanker ... or something else c/n ???

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RE: C135 "470" Id Needed

Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:21 pm

Quoting rw774477 (Thread starter):
FAF 707 tanker

Current Serial 470 and showing coded 93-CA in my DataBase, a 1963 Vintage C-135FR, msn 18679 and full original serial was 63-8470.
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RE: C135 "470" Id Needed

Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:27 pm

A scramble search has this to add:




GRV02.091 (Groupe de ravitaillement en vol (Refueling group) 02.091 Bretagne, based at Istres/Le Tubé (BA125) (LFMI)


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RE: C135 "470" Id Needed

Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:43 pm

Could also be USAF KC-135R # 59-1470

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