Boeing E-3 Sentry
|Role||Airborne early warning and control|
|First flight||9 February 1972|
The Boeing E-3 Sentry, commonly known as AWACS, is an American airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft developed by Boeing. Derived from the Boeing 707, it provides all-weather surveillance, command, control, and communications, and is used by the United States Air Force, NATO, Royal Air Force, French Air Force, and Royal Saudi Air Force. The E-3 is distinguished by the distinctive rotating radar dome above the fuselage. Production ended in 1992 after 68 aircraft had been built.
Source: Boeing E-3 Sentry on Wikipedia
|Boeing E-3B Sentry Walk Around|
|Localisation||Travis Air Show|