air refueling


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air refueling

The capability to refuel aircraft in flight, which extends presence, increases range, and serves as a force multiplier. Also called AR.
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Before assuming command of the 315th in April 2015, Gilmour served as commander of the 916th Air Refueling Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.
1) Early conceptualizations of air refueling consisted of daring, brute feats of bravery and courage.
pulls into position to accept fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker with the 459th Air Refueling Wing at Joint Base Andrews, Md.
A thorough analysis was conducted to state the importance of maintaining a viable, national air refueling capability required to ensure global mobility and rapid power projection.
This letter formally transmits the briefing in response to Congressional May 2009 request requiring GAO to provide the Subcommittee an assessment of the information in the Air Force update and any recommendations regarding the fee-for-service air refueling pilot program that may be appropriate.
So we tackle the problem of automatic air refueling.
Camerer (Volume 26, Number 1) advocates actively pursuing civilian contract air refueling (CCAR) capability to aid in the defense of the nation.
Air refueling aircraft increase range, payloads and flexibility.
He commanded the 407th Air Refueling Squadron, Loring AFB, the 47th Operations Group at Laughlin AFB, and the 19th Air Refueling Wing, Robins AFB.
Governor Pete Ricketts congratulated the men and women of the Nebraska Air National Guards Lincoln-based 155th Air Refueling Wing on a prestigious award the unit earned.
Jeremy Rigg, a KC-10A Extender air refueling boom operator with the 70th Air Refueling Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, practices refueling a C-17 Globemaster III over the Pacific Ocean Feb.