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Boeing WC-135W 'STRATOLIFTER'

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Notes: WC-135B modified to "-135W" configuration.
  Manufacturer:Boeing
  Base model:C-135
  Designation:WC-135
  Version:W
  Nickname:STRATOLIFTER
  Designation System:U.S. Air Force
  Designation Period:1925-1962
  Basic role:Transport
  Modified Mission:Weather reconnaissance

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Recent comments by our visitors
 Leonel Leal
 Pico Rivera, CA
I was with the 56th from 1969 to 1971 as a 135 mechanic. Red Madden and myself left the Fussa Fighters Squadron in April 71 and did our year of R&R in Vietnam. My only claim to fame is being able to do a one man main gear tire change, Jimmy Newell can validate the claim. My last acft 671.
08/15/2014 @ 10:38 [ref: 68610]
 Richard More
 Effort, PA
I served with the 56th WRS April 69 thru April 71 working on the 135. Under Msgt Warren Adams for the first year and change. For the first part of that most of my time was spent in the office updating training records or working in India One on the day shift.

At the end I worked with Jack Allen & John Hackworth on 669.

I have just been reconnected with Randy Sims, Bob Molner and Gary Mitchell and would love to hear from them or anyone else that was there around that time.
08/12/2014 @ 14:34 [ref: 68603]
 HAROLD LINTHICUM
 SACRAMENTO, CA
I WORKED ON THE WC 135B FROM 1980 1986 AS CREWCHIEF ON 61 2673 GREAT AIRCRAFT TO WORK ON FLEW ALL OVER ASIA EUROPE AND EVERY ELSE A VERY GREAT EXPERIENCE
03/23/2014 @ 12:23 [ref: 68434]
 Bob Wilson
 , NE
Check out 55 weather reconnaissance squadron group on facebook
10/21/2011 @ 15:06 [ref: 49656]
 jack allen
 wellsville, OH
was in 56wrs at yokota. was there from 1969 to 1973. then went to wurtsmith afb in michigan for 3 yrs. last year started hearing from 56wrs and 610mass people.
08/23/2011 @ 16:03 [ref: 48034]
 jack allen
 wellsville, OH
was in 56wrs at yokota. was there from 1969 to 1973. then went to wurtsmith afb in michigan for 3 yrs. last year started hearing from 56wrs and 610mass people.
08/23/2011 @ 16:01 [ref: 48033]
 Don Parker
 Homer Glen, IL
Just started searching info about my time spent in Yokota Japan.(67 to 68).Worked on the flightline with the B57F aircraft, tail number 301 abd 302. Saw the note from Vince Platt from Chicago. I'm trying to get his email address so I can contact him. Also Bob Kyes from Peria Illinois.
07/11/2011 @ 04:40 [ref: 40119]
 Jerry Eaton
 Tonto Basin, AZ
I worked on the same series WC-135 aircraft that Jeff McMaster worked on (Tail #: 667,670,665,666,671,672,673 and 674) while stationed at Eielson AFB, Fairbanks, Alaska as part of the Det 5, 9th Weather detachment from 1969 to 1971. My AFSC was 32550, Automatic Flight Control System Specl and Electronic Compass systems. I also worked on the WB-57F, 58th WRS, that worked along side the WC-135 sampling the air at higher Altitudes. I enjoyed working on the above aircraft and being associated with the missions they performed.
12/24/2010 @ 14:36 [ref: 34876]
 Robert Styger
 Willingboro, NJ
55th Weather. WC-135Bs from October 1971-June 1976.. Loved every minute of it..
04/13/2010 @ 13:59 [ref: 26015]
 Bob Wilson
 , NE
Just looking for old friends. stationed at Mc Clellan between 1975 and 1993 email bobanholly1@cox.net
05/23/2009 @ 17:38 [ref: 24197]