C-40 ClipperItem Number: 1485
The C-40B is designed to be an office in the sky for senior military and government leadership, providing broadband data/video transmit and receive capability as well as clear and secure voice and data communication.
Part of the Air Forces modernization program, the C-40B replaces the aging C-135 and C-22 aircraft. It is a commercial Boeing Business Jet (BBJ), a variant of the Boeing Next Generation 737-700, and combines the 737-700 fuselage with the wings and landing gear from the larger and heavier 737-800. The aircraft has five auxiliary fuel tanks, flight deck with military features, missionized interior with self-sustainment features, Communications System Operator (CSO) managed passenger communications system and Boeing ConneXionsä based passenger data system.
The cabin area is equipped with a communications center, a document center, a crew rest area, distinguished visitor compartment with sleep accommodations, two galleys and business class seating with worktables.
Scale: 1/100. Wingspan 14 inches, Length 13 1/4 inches.