FSX Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker. The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is an ethereal refueling military aircraft. It was the US Air Forces outset jet powered refueling tanker and replaced the KC-97 Stratotanker. alike in innovation to the afterward and magnified Boeing 707 airliner, it was at first tasked to refuel strategic bombers, but was ill-used extensively in the Viet Nam war and afterwards conflicts such as forsake tempest to stretch the wander and survival of both Air Force and Navy tactical fighters and bombers. Serving with the United States Air Force since 1957, it is one of real few military repaired wing aircraft with across 50 long time of continuous service with the original service. A adjustment platform re-engined 500 aircraft with new CFM International CFM56 (military designation: F108) engines produced by universal electrical and Snecma. The CFM-56 turbofans are adequate to of producing some 22,500 lbf of thrust, well-nigh a 100% gain in force compared to the original J-57 engines. The re-engined tanker, designated either the KC-135R or KC-135T, can offload up to 50% more fuel (on a long duration sortie), is 25% more fuel efficient, costs 25% less to operate and is 96% quieter than the KC-135A (sideline noise levels at takeoff were reduced from 126 to 99 decibels). The KC-135Rs operational range is 60% greater than the KC-135E for comparable fuel offloads, providing a wider range of basing options. Complete package for FSX/SP2 with custom 2D and VC panels, sound package by Aaron Swindle, animated fuel transfer probe. By Jean-Pierre Brisard and Bob May - Premier Aircraft Design.
Finally, an air tanker! I love these planes. And this one is made superb. The VC is very good. Exterior and animations are excelent. Only problem is - How can i refuel someone. Should i play multiplayer to refuel other airplanes?