Throwback Thursday: Going up


Set for a training flight in a KC-97 — a Boeing strategic tanker/aerial refueler — at Clinton County Air Force Base sometime in the late 1960s were, from left: unknown, Paul Hunter, Bill Easly, James Witters, unknown, Ron Ramsey and John Young. According to internet sources, the plane was 117 feet long with a wingspan of 141 feet and 38 feet high, with a loaded weight of 153,000 pounds, a maximum speed of 400 mph and a range of 2,300 miles.

Set for a training flight in a KC-97 — a Boeing strategic tanker/aerial refueler — at Clinton County Air Force Base sometime in the late 1960s were, from left: unknown, Paul Hunter, Bill Easly, James Witters, unknown, Ron Ramsey and John Young. According to internet sources, the plane was 117 feet long with a wingspan of 141 feet and 38 feet high, with a loaded weight of 153,000 pounds, a maximum speed of 400 mph and a range of 2,300 miles.


Paul Hunter | Courtesy photo

Set for a training flight in a KC-97 — a Boeing strategic tanker/aerial refueler — at Clinton County Air Force Base sometime in the late 1960s were, from left: unknown, Paul Hunter, Bill Easly, James Witters, unknown, Ron Ramsey and John Young. According to internet sources, the plane was 117 feet long with a wingspan of 141 feet and 38 feet high, with a loaded weight of 153,000 pounds, a maximum speed of 400 mph and a range of 2,300 miles.

Set for a training flight in a KC-97 — a Boeing strategic tanker/aerial refueler — at Clinton County Air Force Base sometime in the late 1960s were, from left: unknown, Paul Hunter, Bill Easly, James Witters, unknown, Ron Ramsey and John Young. According to internet sources, the plane was 117 feet long with a wingspan of 141 feet and 38 feet high, with a loaded weight of 153,000 pounds, a maximum speed of 400 mph and a range of 2,300 miles.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_afb-hunter.jpgSet for a training flight in a KC-97 — a Boeing strategic tanker/aerial refueler — at Clinton County Air Force Base sometime in the late 1960s were, from left: unknown, Paul Hunter, Bill Easly, James Witters, unknown, Ron Ramsey and John Young. According to internet sources, the plane was 117 feet long with a wingspan of 141 feet and 38 feet high, with a loaded weight of 153,000 pounds, a maximum speed of 400 mph and a range of 2,300 miles. Paul Hunter | Courtesy photo