Boeing C-40 Clipper
The Boeing C-40 Clipper is a military version of the Boeing 737- 700C. It is used by both the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy. The C-40 was initially the military ID C- 39th However, this was changed before the entry into unknown reasons in C-40.
The C -40A Clipper is used by the U.S. Navy primarily as a transport and passenger aircraft. The U.S. Navy Reserve, which operates all aircraft, was the first customer for the new Boeing 737- 700C. The aircraft has a flight management computer system with integrated GPS. It also has a head-up display.
The Navy ordered this type to replace the aging C -9B Skytrain II. The aircraft is the first cargo aircraft for the U.S. Navy for 17 years. The Clipper can be flown as a passenger, freight or Combi aircraft either.
The Navy ordered a total of 9 aircraft. The first two were delivered on 21 April 2001, and two more the following year. The fifth and sixth aircraft was in August 2002, the 7th was delivered on 22 November 2004. The eighth aircraft then came in February 2005, the 9th aircraft on 26 May 2006 to the fleet.
C -40B and C -40C
The U.S. Air Force selected output type for the C -40B, the Boeing business jet version of the Boeing 737-700. The guy replaced the C -137 Stratoliner at the Air Force.
The C -40B is an "office in the sky " and is used for high-ranking military officers and politicians. In the plane, there is everything that it is in a "normal " office of a politician, of encrypted data lines via the Internet, television and telephone up to copiers, fax machines and computers. In the C -40B, there is also a computer-based data system passenger.
The first C- 40C were delivered to the Air Force in October 2002, the next two followed in December. These aircraft are stationed at Andrews Air Force Base. More C- 40C are stationed in Hawaii at Hickam Air Force Base and at Scott Air Force Base. The aircraft replaced in the U.S. Air Force Boeing C- 22nd
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- Passenger configuration: 121 passengers
- Cargo configuration: 8 pallets
- Combined Configuration: 70 passengers, 3 pallets