Air Refueling Archive

Huge Collection of Air Refueling Pictures

YF-12 Refueling From KC-135

This is video of a Lockheed YF-12 refueling from a KC-135. The YF-12 would serve as the prototype for the now famous SR-71 Blackbird.

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November 24, 2009 Posted by | 1970s, Boom Pod View, KC-135, YF-12 | , , | Leave a comment

Video tour of a KC-97L

Unfortunately this wonderful video has been removed from YouTube.

Here is a video tour of the exterior and interior of a KC-97L at the AMC Museum at Dover AFB, DE. If you visit the youtube page directly you can watch the video in high definition.

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November 18, 2009 Posted by | 1960s, 2000s, Boom Operator, Boom Pod View, External View, KC-97 | , , | Leave a comment

B-58 Refueling

A B-58 moves into contact behind a KC-135 Stratotanker.

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November 18, 2009 Posted by | 1960s, B-58, Boom Pod View, KC-135, KC-135A | , | 4 Comments