Boeing NC-135

USAF retires final ‘Big Safari’ NC-135W to the Boneyard

The USAF recently retired its last Pratt & Whitney TF33 turbofan-powered NC-135W Stratolifter test aircraft after more than 50 years of operational service

USAF's Big Safari Program receives TC-135W, prepares to divest last NC-135W

On February 14, a USAF-operated Boeing TC-135W departed Offutt AFB, Nebraska, for Greenville-Majors Airport, Texas, where it will be reassigned to the air arm’s Big Safari Program and redesignated as an NC-135 platform