KC-135 Stratotanker – Warbird Wednesday Episode #159

Welcome to Warbird Wednesday! Today we will continue with refueling aircraft like this KC-135 Stratotanker, a purpose-built refueler that first flew in 1956 and was introduced in 1957. The aircraft had a cruise speed of 529 miles per hour and was primarily used as a refueler for the US Air Force, the French Air Force, the Turkish Air Force, the Republic of Singapore, and Chile.