Tom Charlton
(Top Gun)
11/08/17 12:25 PM
Re: Berlin Airlift Foundation C-97G Flies Today!


I've seen figures of 2-3 gallons per hour for the 4360's, depending on engine hours.

Hi Ralph,

I worked on KC-97Gs up at Pease AFB back in 1963/64. Tell ya what . . . get about a dozen of those cranked up at one time on a SAC alert and we probably didn’t have a mosquito problem for a while afterword. T’was an impressive amount of smoke.

I expect oil was brought in, not by the can, not by the barrel, but by tanker truck.

Tom Charlton

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