Air Refueling Archive

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Air Refueling Tracks and Anchors

Air refueling tracks located over the continetnal United States.

Air refueling tracks and anchors located over the continental United States. Click image to enlarge.

This map shows the location of refueling tracks and anchors in the United States. Tracks are point to point and anchors are enclosed areas where the tanker orbits.

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May 10, 2009 - Posted by | General

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  1. Do you have a copy of the Southeast Asia anchors? If so, how do I access? I have a war story of maybe the closest near miss in history of USAF involving 8 planes and maybe 25 crewmembers. The tail of my aircraft could not have missed another tanker by more than a few feet. Only luck or the grace of God made my co-pilot look out his right window while we were refueling 5 Pre-strike F-4’s in 1971 0r 72. He should have received a medal, however, a lot of rules were broken to get that close and we just kept it quiet. I have had many nightmares over this close call, we were not even wearing our chutes or helmets.

    Scott

    Comment by scott nelms | October 27, 2011 | Reply


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