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US Navy A-7E Corsair II tanker pilot explains why air refueling at night is a challenge for a single-piloted tanker aircraft
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy A-7E Corsair II tanker pilot explains why air refueling at night is a challenge for a single-piloted tanker aircraft
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
‘‘USAF needs Stealth Tankers to Survive Chinese Missiles,’ Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall Says
Military Aviation
‘USAF needs Stealth Tankers to Survive Chinese Missiles,’ Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall Says
KC-46A Pegasus flies 36-hour, non-stop record-breaking endurance sortie, Air Mobility Command’s longest mission to date
Military Aviation
KC-46A Pegasus flies 36-hour, non-stop record-breaking endurance sortie, Air Mobility Command’s longest mission to date
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
F-4 inverted tanker
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
During the Vietnam War a fully loaded USAF F-4 Phantom II went inverted on a tanker at night in a thunderstorm
L3Harris and Embraer to develop new Agile Tanker based upon KC-390 Millennium airlifter to support USAF operational imperatives
Military Aviation
L3Harris and Embraer to develop new Agile Tanker based upon KC-390 Millennium airlifter to support USAF operational imperatives
Video shows KC-46 Pegasus Tanker making emergency landing with refueling boom out (With Congressional Staffers Onboard)
Losses and Aviation Safety
Video shows KC-46 Pegasus Tanker making emergency landing with refueling boom out (With Congressional Staffers Onboard)
New Hampshire Air Guard performs KC-46 super sortie to test critical Pegasus operating systems
Military Aviation
New Hampshire Air Guard performs KC-46 super sortie to test critical Pegasus operating systems
Cool photos show Seymour Johnson KC-46 Pegasus refueling local F-15E Strike Eagles for first time
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
KC-46A Pegasus Tanker Approved to Refuel 97% of Joint Force Receivers
Boeing cleared to deliver first KC-46A to USAF
Military Aviation
Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker flies a 24.2-hour sortie completing the longest flight in Air Mobility Command’s history
Use of KC-46A Centerline Drogue System approved as first Pegasus Interim Capability Release milestone to meet joint force air refueling requirements
Military Aviation
Use of KC-46A Centerline Drogue System approved as first Pegasus Interim Capability Release milestone to meet joint force air refueling requirements
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
KC-46 can’t refuel the A-10 and some variants of the C-130 because USAF Did Not Effectively Oversee Development of its Refueling Boom
Military Aviation
KC-46 can’t refuel the A-10 and some variants of the C-130 because USAF Did Not Effectively Oversee Development of its Refueling Boom
A Japanese KC-46 tanker becomes the first Pegasus for an international customer to complete successful first flight
Military Aviation
A Japanese KC-46 tanker becomes the first Pegasus for an international customer to complete successful first flight
F-4 inverted tanker
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Incredible Story of the F-4 Phantom that went inverted on a tanker
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