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That Time Tex Johnston Barrel Rolled a Boeing 707 Airliner
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Cold War Era
The day Boeing test pilot Alvin “Tex” Johnston Barrel Rolled the prototype of the Boeing 707
KC-135s
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF grounds entire fleets of KC-135 tankers, RC-135 reconnaissance planes, and WC-135 “nuke sniffers” to replace faulty tail pins
The Incredible story of the KC-135 crew Who Recovered a Stratotanker that had been on Fire Under the Floor while Flying 200+ miles west of Hawaii
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
KC-135 pilot explains how he and his crew safely landed a Stratotanker after it experienced a fire in the cargo compartment while Flying 200+ miles west of Hawaii
KC-135 saves the day: Stratotanker crew refuels B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber in emergency situation after long-range test mission
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
KC-135 saves the day: Stratotanker crew refuels B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber in emergency situation after long-range test mission
KC-135 navigator tells the story of when his Stratotanker towed a badly damaged F-111 Fighter Bomber through the skies of North Vietnam back to Thailand
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
KC-135 navigator tells the story of when his Stratotanker towed a badly damaged F-111 Fighter Bomber through the skies of North Vietnam back to Thailand
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
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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
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