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Boeing VC-137 Stratoliner
Official Designation VC-137B Stratoliner
Unofficial Nicknames Air Force One, SAM 26000
Primary Role Former presidential transport
Secondary Role Former executive transport
National Origin USA
Original Contractor The Boeing Company
Operator United States Air Force
Wingspan 130 feet, 10 inches (39.66m)
Length 144 feet, 6 inches (48.79m)
Height at Tail 41 feet, 4 inches (12.52m)
Armament None
Engines Four Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B turbofans
Thrust 18,000 pounds (80.07kN) per engine
Cruise Speed 530 mph (853km/h; Mach 0.71)
Max Speed 600 mph (965.6km/h; Mach 0.81)
Range 4,345 nm (8,000km)
Service Ceiling 42,000 feet (12,800m)
Operating Weight Unknown
Max Payload 40 passengers
Max Takeoff Weight 322,000 pounds (144,900kg)
Basic Crew 18 (varies with mission)
Date Deployed 1962
Date Retired 2001
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