Airliners.net | Gerhard Plomitzer
The McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender is an aerial refueling tanker aircraft – the military version of the three-engined DC-10 airliner. These are used by the Air Force to refuel aircraft mid-flight.
Crew: 4 (Aircraft Commander, copilot, flight engineer, boom operator); additional crewmembers such as an aeromedical evacuation team and cargo handlers may be added
Length: 181 ft 7 in (55.35 m)
Wingspan: 165 ft 4.5 in (50.41 m)
Height: 58 ft 1 in (17.70 m)
Wing area: 3,958 ft² (367.71 m²)
Empty weight: 241,027 lb (109,328 kg)
Loaded weight: 593,000 lb (268,980 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 590,000 lb (267,620 kg)
Maximum fuel capacity: 356,000 lb (161,480 kg)
Maximum speed: 538 knots/0.89 mach (619 mph, 996 km/h)
Range: 4,400 mi (7,080 km)
Ferry range: 11,500 mi (18,507 km)
Service ceiling: 42,000 ft (12,800 m)
Rate of climb: 6,870 ft/min (2094 m/min., 34.9 m/s)
(Facts From Wikipedia - U.S Air Force Fact Sheet)
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