KC-10 Extender refueling aircraft Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Tanker


Country of Origin: USA

The KC-10 Extender is a military version of the Boeing (formerly McDonnell Douglas) DC-10 "wide-body" civil air freighter. It is in service with the U.S. Air Mobility Command (AMC). Configured for use as a tanker and cargo aircraft, it differs from the civil versions mainly in the communications and avionics suite, reinforced flooring and refueling equipment. The low wing has a 35-degree quarter-chord sweep, an incidence that washes out toward the tip and a two-stage dihedral in which...

 

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