Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter / KC-97 Stratotanker

Transport Aircraft / Tanker

Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter United States Air Force (USAF) 53-0151 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Boeing 367 C-97 Stratofreighter / KC-97 Stratotanker is a four-engine long-range military transport and aereal tanker aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Boeing Company.
The Boeing Model 367 C-97 Stratofreighter / KC-97 Stratotanker is a development of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Model 345).
Crew5
Propulsion4 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-4360-59B Wasp Major
Engine Power (each)2610 kW3500 hp
Speed604 km/h326 kts
  375 mph
Service Ceiling9.205 m30.200 ft
Range6.919 km3.736 NM
4.299 mi.
Empty Weight37.421 kg82.500 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight79.379 kg175.000 lbs
Wing Span43,05 m141 ft 3 in
Wing Area164,3 m²1769 ft²
Length33,63 m110 ft 4 in
Height11,66 m38 ft 3 in
First Flight15.11.1944
Production Statusout of production
Total Production888
Developed fromBoeing B-29 Superfortress
ICAO CodeC97
Data for (Version)Boeing KC-97G Stratotanker

[Photo-ID: 10915] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter, Balair, HB-ILY, c/n 16657,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing
C-97G Stratofreighter
Balair
Reg.: HB-ILY
c/n: 16657
 
ex USAF 52-2626
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 10916] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter, Balair, HB-ILY, c/n 16657,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing
C-97G Stratofreighter
Balair
Reg.: HB-ILY
c/n: 16657
 
ex USAF 52-2626
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 10923] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter, United States Air Force (USAF), 53-0151, c/n 16933,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing
KC-97G Stratofreighter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0151
c/n: 16933
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 10924] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter, United States Air Force (USAF), 53-0151, c/n 16933,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing
KC-97G Stratofreighter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0151
c/n: 16933
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 10614] © Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter
, Spanish Air Force, TK.1-3, c/n 16971,© Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing
KC-97L Stratofreighter
Spanish Air Force
Reg.: TK.1-3
c/n: 16971
 
one of three KC-97 used by the Spanish AF, ex USAF 53-0189
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 10613] © Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, Spanish Air Force, TK.1-3, c/n 16971,© Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing
KC-97L Stratofreighter
Spanish Air Force
Reg.: TK.1-3
c/n: 16971
 
one of three KC-97 used by the Spanish AF, ex USAF 53-0189
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 5440] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, United States Air Force (USAF), 52-2630, c/n 16661,© Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing
KC-97L Stratofreighter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 52-2630
c/n: 16661
 
Zeppelinheim
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 13204] © Karsten Palt 2016-10-10
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, United States Air Force (USAF), 53-0354, c/n 17136,© Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing
KC-97L Stratofreighter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0354
c/n: 17136
 
Castle Air Museum [Atwater, CA]
[Photo-ID: 13205] © Karsten Palt 2016-10-10
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, United States Air Force (USAF), 53-0354, c/n 17136,© Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing
KC-97L Stratofreighter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0354
c/n: 17136
 
Castle Air Museum [Atwater, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11267] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, United States Air Force (USAF), 53-0363, c/n 17145,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing
KC-97L Stratofreighter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0363
c/n: 17145
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11268] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, United States Air Force (USAF), 53-0363, c/n 17145,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing
KC-97L Stratofreighter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0363
c/n: 17145
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 10069] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, United States Air Force (USAF), 53-0230, c/n 17012,© Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing
KC-97L Stratofreighter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0230
c/n: 17012
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10070] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, United States Air Force (USAF), 53-0230, c/n 17012,© Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing
KC-97L Stratofreighter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0230
c/n: 17012
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10068] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter, United States Air Force (USAF), 53-0230, c/n 17012,© Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing
KC-97L Stratofreighter
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 53-0230
c/n: 17012
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]