Aerial Refueling Photos
I've always admired people who transfer jet fuel from one flying aircraft to another. They see their job as unremarkable, like most military people I believe, but the process astounds me. So here are some of my favorite aerial refueling photos.
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F-15E, serial 00-3000, gets gas over the desert.
Check that reflection!
In a left turn, this RC-135 prepares to connect to a KC-135.
July, 1965, photo of a B-58A.
Early morning AR of a B-52G over Nova Scotia during January, 1967.
Thunderbird 1 receives fuel from a KC-135A during May, 1967.
Thunderbird 1 in formation with a KC-135A on their way to Spain during May, 1967.
The view from inside a KC-135A.
KC-135, serial 55-3143, refuels F-4E, serial 68-0538 during the early-to-mid 1980s. Also pictured is F-4E, serial 69-0264.