KA-3B Skywarrior

The day a USAF KC-135 Stratotanker saved six US Navy jets over the Gulf of Tonkin

The day a USAF KC-135 Stratotanker saved six US Navy jets over the Gulf of Tonkin

The KC-135 Stratotanker The Boeing Company’s model 367-80 was the basic design for the commercial 707 passenger plane as well… Read More

7 months ago

Bat 21 Gene Hambleton tells the story of when his EB-66 was shot down and recalls his harrowing rescue

"They were within two minutes of picking me up and all at once the helicopter goes up in a ball… Read More

1 year ago

The Epic Story of the KA-3B Tanker that Flew over North Vietnam, Dodged AAA and SAMs and Saved Dick ‘Brown Bear’ Schaffert’s F-8 Crusader

`We knew we were now violating standing Seventh Fleet orders that no A-3 would go feet dry, yet we also… Read More

4 years ago