Air Refueling Archive

Huge Collection of Air Refueling Pictures

Low Level Air Refueling

An F-4 and KC-135 perform low level air refueling in front of an airshow crowd.

November 10, 2013 Posted by | F-4, KC-135, KC-135E | Leave a comment

History of Refueling

Great documentary about Air Refueling that aired on the Military Channel.

January 22, 2011 Posted by | 1920s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, B-47, B-52, Boom Operator, Boom Pod View, F-104, F-105, F-15, F-16, F-4, History, KB-29, kb-50, KC-10, KC-135, KC-135A, KC-97, Probe/Drogue, Question Mark, Receiver View, Video | 2 Comments

Low Level Air Refueling

Ultra low altitude air refueling of an F-4 Phantom by a KC-135E.

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November 25, 2010 Posted by | 1980s, F-4, KC-135E | , | Leave a comment

KC-97G 52-2718


A KC-97G refuels a F-4 Phantom. The high deck angle of the F-4 is indicative of the low refueling speed.

During¬†Operation Creek Party (out of Rhain MAin AB). The Recon Rhino shows the tailcode of Zweibr√ľcken Air Base, Germany. RF-4C 68-0556 was w/o 8 June 1983 while based at RAF Alconbury U.K. The 126 ARS operated KC-97F from August 1961 and the KC-97L from March 1965. They went to KC-135A in December 1977.

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Kevin Kearney

November 5, 2010 Posted by | 1960s, External View, F-4, KC-97 | , | 3 Comments