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Stories about: aerial refueling

Strike Eagles Set Off Flares Behind a Fuel-Loaded Stratotanker, Is it Dangerous?
Strike Eagles Set Off Flares Behind a Fuel-Loaded Stratotanker, Is it Dangerous?

31 Jul 2022, 00:26 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Two F-15E Strike Eagles, deployed with the 335th Fighter Squadron set off flares as they move away from the KC-135 Stratotanker that refueled them

 
LMXT Is a Flying Gas Station for Future Wars, Only Military Aircraft Are Allowed a Sip
LMXT Is a Flying Gas Station for Future Wars, Only Military Aircraft Are Allowed a Sip

25 Jun 2022, 04:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The U.S. is looking to modernize its fleet of aerial tankers, and the Lockheed Martin – Airbus LMXT seems as good a choice as any

 
Geared Up F-22 Raptor Pilot Shows Us How Close Planes Get During Refueling
Geared Up F-22 Raptor Pilot Shows Us How Close Planes Get During Refueling

21 Jun 2022, 09:20 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / F-22 Raptor and its pilot are shown here during a refueling op which took place back in May, during exercise Sentry Savannah

 
Hungry-Looking CV-22 Osprey Spins Massive Blades as It Approaches Flying Gas Station
Hungry-Looking CV-22 Osprey Spins Massive Blades as It Approaches Flying Gas Station

21 May 2022, 00:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / CV-22 Osprey deployed with the 58th Special Operations Wing is seen here during a refueling mission over New Mexico back in April

 
Arkansas Goes Boom, to Make Refueling Hardware for America’s Next Aerial Strategic Tanker
Arkansas Goes Boom, to Make Refueling Hardware for America’s Next Aerial Strategic Tanker

20 May 2022, 09:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Lockheed Martin and Airbus announced this week production of the refueling boom for the LMXT tanker will take place at a new facility in Arkansas

 
KC-46 Pegasus Stays in the Air for 24.2 Hours, Air Mobility Command Record
KC-46 Pegasus Stays in the Air for 24.2 Hours, Air Mobility Command Record

11 May 2022, 07:19 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / KC-46 Pegasus operated by the Air Mobility Command flies a mission for 24.2 hours, sets the record for longest duration flight

 
F-16 Fighting Falcon Comes in for a Refuel and a Close-Up, Nails Both
F-16 Fighting Falcon Comes in for a Refuel and a Close-Up, Nails Both

6 May 2022, 23:34 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / New aerial refueling photo shows an American F-16 Fighting Falcon pulling up to an KC-135 Stratotanker to get its fill during an exercise.

 
Foreign EF-18 Hornets Feed Off American KC-46 Pegasus for the First Time
Foreign EF-18 Hornets Feed Off American KC-46 Pegasus for the First Time

28 Apr 2022, 06:25 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Spanish Air Force EF-18 Hornets refueled from an American KC-46A Pegasus for the first time in mid-April over a Spanish air base

 
This Is How the B-52 Stratofortress Pulls Up at the Gas Station
This Is How the B-52 Stratofortress Pulls Up at the Gas Station

28 Mar 2022, 11:28 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / B-52 Stratofortress is seen in this USAF photo on a refueling mission with a KC-135 Stratotanker sometime in February near Guam

 
This Is How F-16 Fighting Falcons Leave the Gas Station
This Is How F-16 Fighting Falcons Leave the Gas Station

16 Mar 2022, 07:32 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Two F-16 Fighting Falcons are seen here breaking away from a KC-135 Stratotanker during a mission over the Red Sea back in February

 
Audio Reveals What Fighter Pilots Talk About on Refueling Ops, And It’s Food, Mostly
Audio Reveals What Fighter Pilots Talk About on Refueling Ops, And It’s Food, Mostly

3 Feb 2022, 22:04 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Video that recently surfaced online shows snippets of the conversations between fighter pilots and tanker crews during refueling ops

 
F-15E Strike Eagle Sneaks Away From Under a Stratotanker, Bed of Clouds Awaits
F-15E Strike Eagle Sneaks Away From Under a Stratotanker, Bed of Clouds Awaits

19 Jan 2022, 10:13 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / An F-15E Strike Eagle is seen here moving away from a KC-135 Stratotanker in one of the most beautiful shots of aerial refueling ever released

 
F-16 Fighting Falcon Feeding at Night Plays a Scary Game of Light and Shadows
F-16 Fighting Falcon Feeding at Night Plays a Scary Game of Light and Shadows

22 Dec 2021, 14:48 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A F-16 Fighting Falcon is seen here while on a night time refueling mission accompanied by a KC-135 Stratotanker in an undisclosed location

 
Air Commando Refueling Black Hawk Seems Like a Towing Operation in the Sky
Air Commando Refueling Black Hawk Seems Like a Towing Operation in the Sky

19 Aug 2021, 09:28 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / MC-130J Air Commando II seems to be towing an MH-60 Black Hawk in the sky over Australia during exercise back in July, it's a refueling operation

 
Combat King Tanker Refueling Helicopters Looks Like It's Towing Them
Combat King Tanker Refueling Helicopters Looks Like It's Towing Them

30 Jun 2021, 08:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This photo released by the U.S. Air Force shows a HC-130J Combat King II tanker on a refueling mission with an HH-60G Pave Hawk and HH-60W Jolly Green II