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Was the C-135 ever used in the Vietnam War?

Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:32 pm

Did the Military Air Transport Service or MATS ever the use the C-135 during the Vietnam War?

 
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Re: Was the C-135 ever used in the Vietnam War?

Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:28 am

That's an interesting photo - did it already have turbofans at that point?
 
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Re: Was the C-135 ever used in the Vietnam War?

Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:36 am

Newark727 wrote:
That's an interesting photo - did it already have turbofans at that point?

Yes
 
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Re: Was the C-135 ever used in the Vietnam War?

Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:47 am

Newark727 wrote:
That's an interesting photo - did it already have turbofans at that point?


C-135Bs came from the factory with turbofans. Most didn’t stay transports very long though - aside from Speckled Trout.
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