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KC-135R Tanker’s Global Air Traffic Program Finished

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Latest updates: With GATM done, this is this article’s final update. KC-135R Stratotanker(click to view larger) The goal of the KC-135 Global Air Traffic Management program is to update the US aerial tanker fleet’s avionics. The last KC-135 was delivered in 1966, and civil aviation has seen considerable changes to navigation and safety avionics since […]

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