Thanks to Hans Grubb for edit.
This is the 3rd Chilean Stratotanker, getting into position for takeoff at runway 17L. FIDAE 2012.
USAF KC-135E 62-2594 was open to the public while on static display at Avalon. Visitors exit the popular exhibit via the cargo door and mobile stairs. Photo taken at the Avalon International Airsh... (more)
What a great airplane !! 51 years old... Illinois ANG