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Plane of the Week: KC-135 Stratotanker

Plane of the Week: KC-135 Stratotanker

Posted by Kendra Kuhar on Sep 1st 2017

KC-135 Stratotankers serve a crucial role in several areas of the military--their main mission being to refuel long-range military bombers. Four turbofans power the massive machine under swept … read more
Plane of the Week: Boeing X-20 Dyna-Soar

Plane of the Week: Boeing X-20 Dyna-Soar

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Jun 10th 2016

Q: What does a spaceplane and a Dodo bird have in common? A: Neither flew before their demise (but I'm sure now, given the chance, both the X-20 and the extinct Dodo would be pros at some R. Kelly k … read more