Your soviet masters have let you down again with your education. The KC135 had its foundation in the 367-80, which began in 1952.
You've been proven wrong, yet again. Must really suck to be...
You mean his -/sarcasm on/- "creative ideas" -/sarcasm off/- always suck.
Read well, and report your find back to your soviet masters.
Speaking of tripe, RedState, your comment is a great example, comparing apples with oranges. Both the F16 and F18 have a higher top speed than the F35. They all carry around the same max payload...
Wouldn't expect any other view from the Ruskie-Ranter, given that it is wrong. The BAe 146 carries nearly the same load, yet is safer and has better performance.