Monday, June 7, 2010
Mission : Worldwide Reconnaissance
Speed : 624 MPH
Ceiling : 45,000 Ft.
Range : 5400 Miles Without Inflight Refuelling
Sent by Cherie from Nebraska.
This is from Wikipedia : The Boeing RC-135 is a large family of reconnaissance aircraft used by the United States Air Force to support theater and national level intelligence consumers with near real-time on-scene collection, analysis and dissemination capabilities. Based on the C-135 Stratolifter airframe, various types of RC-135s have been in service since 1961. Many variants have been modified numerous times, resulting in a large variety of designations, configurations, and program names.