Tag: KC-10

Airbus, Lockheed Martin team up and offer A330 MRTT to U.S. government
“The U.S. Air Force deserves the best aerial-refueling technology and performance available under the sun and this great industry team, Lockheed Martin and Airbus, will offer exactly that,” Tom Enders, Airbus CEO Lockheed Martin and Airbus announced recently that the two companies have signed a memorandum of agreement to “explore opportunities” to meet...
USAF finds out that F-22 saves fuel by flying faster
As the largest consumer of fuel across the U.S. federal government the USAF aims to increase operational energy efficiency while continuing to ensure mission success The U.S. Air Force (USAF) found out that the F-22 can save fuel by flying faster on ferry flights during an experiment carried out on Aug. 13. Two groups of F-22s have completed their training at...
Rare video showsUSAF B-52 strategic bomber refueling From French Air ForceC-135FR tanker
Seeing a B-52 refueling from a French Air Force C-135FR is quite a rare sight given that BUFFs typically refuel from USAF KC-135 and KC-10 tankers Taken on Sep. 25, 2017 the interesting video in this post feature a U.S. Air Force (USAF) B-52H Stratofortress preparing for take-off at Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford, England and then performing air-to-air refueling with...