Air Refueling Archive

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Boeing KC-46A makes first contact

First Contact

The KC-46A Pegasus performs its first-ever aerial refueling passing 1,600 pounds of fuel to an F-16 fighter Jan. 24. Credit Paul Weatherman / Boeing Boeing Flight Test & Evaluation – Boeing Field – KC-46, VH004, EMD2, Initial Contacts with F-16, Boeing KC-46 Pegasus Tanker Refueling F-16, Edwards AFB 412th TW,

KC-46A Test 004-002

KC-46A Test 004-002 was the initial F-16 contact and fuel pass flight on January 24, 2016. Air Force Photo by SSgt Brandi Hansen.

KC-46 C-17

KC-46A performs an aerial refueling contact with a C-17A.

Link to full article: http://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/boeing-tanker-passes-first-midair-refueling-test-for-air-force/

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January 25, 2016 Posted by | 2010s, C-17, F-16, KC-46, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Low level refueling formation – Altus AFB, Oklahoma

This is a very impressive video of a C-17 holding the pre-contact position behind a KC-135 followed by  an aggressive break over a crowd.

Video Source:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5h-8XQL1b8

November 25, 2010 Posted by | 2000s, C-17, KC-135R | , | Leave a comment