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USAF KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft draws ‘sky penis’ near Syria’s Tartus — Russia’s naval facility in the Mediterranean
Military Aviation
USAF KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft draws ‘sky penis’ near Syria’s Tartus — Russia’s naval facility in the Mediterranean
The story of the KC-135 Stratotanker that lowered its landing gear and idled its engines to slow down enough to tow an F-4 Phantom II experiencing mechanical issues over the Atlantic
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the KC-135 Stratotanker that lowered its landing gear and idled its engines to slow down enough to tow an F-4 Phantom II experiencing mechanical issues over the Atlantic
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when a KC-135Q crew flew through a thunderstorm with their tanker’s throttles frozen to refuel its Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
That time a KC-135Q crew flew through a thunderstorm with their Stratotanker’s throttles frozen to refuel an SR-71 Blackbird
Two KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft have set a new endurance mission record of 72 hours demonstrating multi-day tanker mission generation capabilities
Military Aviation
Two KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft have set a new endurance mission record of 72 hours demonstrating multi-day tanker mission generation capabilities
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh announcer tells the story of when a NASA SR-71B Blackbird had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh announcer tells the story of when a NASA SR-71B Blackbird had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
The story of the USAF KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft that exploded after a failed pressure test
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the USAF KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft that exploded after a failed pressure test
DARPA looks to leverage laser-equipped KC-46 and KC-135 tankers to recharge drones wirelessly
Drones / Military Aviation
DARPA looks to leverage laser-equipped KC-46 and KC-135 tankers to recharge drones wirelessly
Blackbird Pilot explains why the SR-71 had to refuel right after takeoff (and it’s not because it leaked fuel)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Blackbird Pilot explains why the SR-71 had to refuel right after takeoff (and it’s not because it leaked fuel)
The epic story of the USAF KC-135 that refueled a US Navy KA-3 while the Skywarrior was refueling two US Navy F-8 Crusaders (one at a time) providing RESCAP over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The epic story of the USAF KC-135 that refueled a US Navy KA-3 while the Skywarrior was refueling two US Navy F-8 Crusaders (one at a time) providing RESCAP over North Vietnam
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SR-71 pilot tells the story of when a KC-135Q crew flew through a thunderstorm with their tanker’s throttles frozen to refuel its Blackbird
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when a KC-135Q crew flew through a thunderstorm with their tanker’s throttles frozen to refuel his Blackbird
Fairchild sets record with 20 KC-135 Stratotanker minimum interval take-off (MITO) departure
Military Aviation
Fairchild sets record with 20 KC-135 Stratotanker minimum interval take-off (MITO) departure
USAF F-102 pilot tells the story of when he was left alone in the cockpit of a KC-135 flying from the US to Okinawa
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF F-102 pilot tells the story of when he was left alone in the cockpit of a KC-135 flying from the US to Okinawa
"NASA 831 do not light your afterburners!” The story of the SR-71B Blackbird that had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
“NASA 831 do not light your afterburners!” The story of the SR-71B Blackbird that had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
The epic story of the KC-135 crew that crossed Vietnam's DMZ and went into a dive to refuel a flamed out F-105
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The epic story of the KC-135 crew that crossed Vietnam’s DMZ and went into a dive to refuel a flamed out F-105
KC-46A, KC-10 and KC-135
Military Aviation
USAF seeks companies able to provide commercial derivative tanker aircraft to supplement its tanker aircraft fleet at the end of KC-46A production
USAF B-52 strategic bombers Fly Over All 30 NATO Nations for the Second Time
Military Aviation
USAF B-52 strategic bombers Fly Over All 30 NATO Nations for the Second Time
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