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F-106 Refueling

A trio of Convair F-106s refuel from a KC-135.

The Convair F-106 Delta Dart was the primary all-weather¬†interceptor aircraft for the¬†United States Air Force from the 1960s through the 1980s. Designed as the so-called “Ultimate Interceptor”, it has proven to be the last dedicated interceptor in USAF service to date. It was gradually retired during the 1980s. In this picture, a threesome of Darts take on fuel from a KC-135.

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August 24, 2010 Posted by | 1980s, External View, F-106, KC-135, KC-135A | , | 1 Comment