McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender
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The McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender is a three-engined air-to-air tanker and cargo aircraft produced by the American manufacturer McDonnell Douglas in duty with the Air Mobility Command of the United States Air Force.
The McDonnelll Douglas KC-10 Extender is a military variant of the commercial McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30CF
Convertible Freighter. The maximum fuel load is 161.508 kg / 356.064 lb. The maximum cargo payload is 77.110 kg / 170.000 lb.
The variant KDC-10
is a converted civil airliner variant developed for the Royal Dutch Air Force (2 aircraft). A total of 4 KDC-10 was produced/converted. 2 aircraft are in operation with civil operators for refueling service.
|Propulsion||3 Turbofan Engines|
|Engine Model||General Electric CF6-50C2|
|Engine Power (each)||240,2 kN||54000 lbf|
|Speed||907 km/h||490 kts|
|Service Ceiling||12.802 m||42.000 ft|
|Range||7.032 km||3.797 NM|
|Empty Weight||121.199 kg||267.198 lbs|
|max. Takeoff Weight||267.860 kg||590.530 lbs|
|Wing Span||50,41 m||165 ft 5 in|
|Wing Area||367,7 m²||3958 ft²|
|Length||55,50 m||182 ft 1 in|
|Height||17,70 m||58 ft 1 in|
|Production Status||out of production|
|Developed from||McDonnell Douglas DC-10|
|ICAO Code||DC10 |
|Data for (Version)||McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender|