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KC-135R 62-3513

US Air Force KC-135R Tanker 62-3513
101st Air Refuelling Wing
Based at Bangor, Maine with Maine Air National Guard
First flown 1962. Re-skinned & re-engined 1988
Mildenhall 6th November 2017

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Comment by Bryan Crawford on November 8, 2017 at 18:26

Great shot Kelvin, I got a long shot of one of these aircraft at Bangor Maine this summer.

Comment by Kelvin Davies on November 9, 2017 at 9:31

Thanks Bryan. The interesting thing about these tankers is their age! Most of them are 1960s vintage and have been "re-skinned". It reminds me of a quote from an RAF pilot many years ago when there were Dakotas still flying. He said the only original thing on these aircraft was the manufacturer's name plate!

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