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Fairchild Air Force Base, Spokane

KC-135 Stratotanker
In-flight-refueling tanker/cargo/transport aircraft
Home of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, with five squadrons of KC-135s: 60 huge refueling tankers, each about the size of a Boeing 727. Also home to the 336th Training Group. The wing keeps a permanent rotation in Saudi Arabia and Turkey in support of no-fly-zone enforcement in northern and southern Iraq.

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