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Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former KC-135 crew chief explains how he was able to log 10,000 Flying Hours in the Stratotanker
KC-135 Crew Chief recalls when his Stratotanker low on fuel had to give 6,000 pounds of fuel to an F-4 that failed six approaches to Andersen AFB because of bad weather
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
KC-135 Crew Chief recalls when his Stratotanker low on fuel had to give 6,000 pounds of fuel to an F-4 that failed six approaches to Andersen AFB because of bad weather
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 recalls when he was left alone in the cockpit of a KC-135 flying from the US to Okinawa
The Story of the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot that went into a 20-degree dive to refuel a flamed out F-105 Thunderchief
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a KC-135 Stratotanker crew crossed Vietnam DMZ and went into a dive to refuel a flamed out F-105 Thunderchief
US Navy A-7 pilot recalls refueling every 30–40 minutes from USAF KC-135s during a Corsair II 5-ship TRANSPAC flight
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy A-7 pilot recalls refueling every 30–40 minutes from USAF KC-135s during a Corsair II 5-ship TRANSPAC flight
The Story of the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot that went into a 20-degree dive to refuel a flamed out F-105 Thunderchief
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Story of the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot that went into a 20-degree dive to refuel a flamed out F-105 Thunderchief
‘Masters of the Air,’ the New Apple TV+ Series About ‘Mighty Eighth’ Air Force in WWII, to premiere globally Friday, Jan. 26, 2024
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
‘Masters of the Air,’ the New Apple TV+ Series About ‘Mighty Eighth’ Air Force in WWII, to premiere globally Friday, Jan. 26, 2024
The day a USAF KC-135 Stratotanker saved six US Navy jets over the Gulf of Tonkin
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The day a USAF KC-135 Stratotanker saved six US Navy jets over the Gulf of Tonkin
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Utah Air National Guard now fields modified KC-135 Stratotanker able to enhance Battlespace Communications for all players in the Indo-Pacific region
Military Aviation
Utah Air National Guard now fields modified KC-135 Stratotanker able to enhance Battlespace Communications for all players in the Indo-Pacific region
USAF KC-46 and KC-135 tankers to conduct flyovers to celebrate the 100th anniversary of air refueling on Jun. 27
Aviation History / Military Aviation
USAF KC-46 and KC-135 tankers to conduct flyovers to celebrate the 100th anniversary of air refueling on Jun. 27
KC-135 Stratotankers provide monumental air bridge to move 100 Aircraft in Europe in support of Air Defender 2023, NATO’s Biggest Exercise Ever
Military Aviation
KC-135 Stratotankers provide monumental air bridge to move 100 Aircraft in Europe in support of Air Defender 2023, NATO’s Biggest Exercise Ever
The KC-135 can now handle cargo without the need for a K-loader or a forklift thanks to the Pack and Transport Reloader crane
Military Aviation
The KC-135 can now handle cargo without the need for a K-loader or a forklift thanks to the Pack and Transport Reloader crane
C-130 airlifter used to refuel an M1A2 Abrams tank for the first time
Military Aviation
Air Mobility Command Planes Are Now Operating Without Tail Numbers, Most Markings (And Are Alarming Government Watchdogs)
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
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