Home Tags KC-135

Tag: KC-135

KC-135 tanker elephant walk

KC-135 tanker ops affected by vertical tail part inspection

The US Air Force believes non-conforming vertical terminal fitting pins may have been installed on some KC-135, RC-135, and WC-135 jets.
US Air Force fuel savings

US Air Force fine-tuning aerodynamics on mobility fleet for fuel savings

After years of research and testing, the C-17 is getting microvanes for improved airflow.
Turkish Air Force KC-135R Block 45 cockpit upgrade

Turkey receives first KC-135R upgraded to Block 45 standard

The Turkish defense ministry has welcomed its first KC-135R Stratotanker aerial refueling aircraft to undergo the Block 45 upgrade.
KC-135 ABMS Link 16 test

KC-135 test flight showcases Link-16 resiliency for ABMS role

The KC-135 continues clearing hurdles on its path to become one of the critical nodes in the service's future Advanced Battle Management System.

USAF KC-135 Stratotanker flies “loyal wingman” drone after RTIC upgrade

Manned/unmanned teaming is just one of the capabilities the US Air Force is planning to equip the KC-135 Stratotanker fleet with.

US firm Meta Aerospace confirms purchase of Singaporean KC-135 tankers

US defense services company Meta Aerospace confirmed on September 30 that it is the buyer of four retired Republic of Singapore Air...
KC-135 Stratotanker

US Air Force finds solution for KC-135, C-130 battery flaws

The US Air Force announced it has revised outdated procedures for testing the condition of aircraft batteries on the KC-135 Stratotanker and...
KC-135 Stratotanker

US Air Force Stratotankers receive ADS-B Out upgrade

The upgrade will allow the fleet of 396 KC-135s to operate in controlled airspace.

US Air Force deploying surveillance fleet to Curaçao in support of...

Approximately 200 airmen will support detection and monitoring missions to disrupt narcotics traffickers.
KC-135 wiper blades

KC-135 wiper blade tweak could save the US Air Force $7m...

Changing the position of wiper blades on the KC-135 Stratotanker has so much effect on aircraft drag that it could potentially save...

Sidebar Ad1

- Advertisement -