The Boeing C-135 Series:: Stratotanker, Stratolifter and other Variants (Hardback)David Reade (author)
Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 08/09/2004
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Though the C-135 was originally designed over forty years ago as an aerial refueling tanker, (749 of the 820 were built as tankers), more than 600 of all types of C-135s are still flying. Boeings C-135 series has been the most successful military jet ever built. This book, Don Logans sixth, tells the story of the Boeing C-135 series including: tankers, reconnaissance, airborne command post, weather, test, and special purpose models. All C-135 aircraft types, along with their operating units are covered. Tables and serial number lists are included listing all C-135 configurations by serial number. Re-engine programs and facts including serial numbers of the C-135s and the identity of the donor aircraft in the airline re-engine program (E-model types). Also included: a listing of all C-135 losses, including date and reason for loss; three views of C-135 major configurations; selected aircraft nose art; and all USAF, ARFES, and Air National Guard unit markings. Don Logan is also the author of Rockwell B-1B: SACs Last Bomber, The 388th Tactical Fighter Wing; At Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base 1972, Northrops T-38 Talon, Northrops YF-17 Cobra, and Republics A-10 Thunderbolt II. (all available from Schiffer Publishing Ltd.)
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 1590 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 25 mm
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