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Boeing 747 Advanced Cargo Transport Aircraft KC-33

Boeing proposed a 747 adapted as an aerial refueling tanker during the 1970s Advanced Cargo Transport Aircraft (ACTA) program that produced the McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender for the USAF. This is a summary of the aircraft modifications and flight tests of the proposed KC-33.

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April 9, 2015 - Posted by | 1970s, 747 Tanker | , , , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. The 747 here is at the Boeing Museum of Flight in Seattle and is all intact. It’s open for general tours.

    Comment by Damon Pipkin | July 23, 2016 | Reply


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