Photo 42626 - USA - Air Force (USAF) Boeing KC-97L Stratotanker 53-0292 at Mildenhall

USA - Air Force (USAF) Boeing KC-97L Stratotanker 53-0292 at Mildenhall

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Taken by: AV8R - Contact
Airline: USA - Air Force (USAF) - Info
Location: Mildenhall, United Kingdom (MHZ / EGUN) - Weather
Aircraft: Boeing KC-97L Stratotanker
Registration: 53-0292 - Photo Log
Date Taken: Tuesday November 30th, 1999
Camera Settings:
Model: Sony A350
Shutter Speed: 1/800 sec
Aperture: f8
Lens Focal Length: 100mm
Film Speed: ISO 200
Viewed: 649 times
Notes: The KC-97 was introduced in 1950 and a total of 816 were built. The slow KC-97s were replaced by KC-135s after 1956. The KC-97L variant had 2 GE J47 turbojets fitted which made them more compatible with high performance jet aircraft. Serving with the ANG and AFRes units, most had been retired by 1973. This aircraft was operated by the Tennessee ANG.
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Posted by: aceebee United Kingdom
Wednesday 15th August, 2012 at 19:12 GMT
I remember that!

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