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JUST A REALLY COOL PICTURE: SLANGIN’ SUPER STALLIONS SUCKLING FROM A COMBAT TALON!

                This picture makes me feel a couple of things: 1.) All warm and fuzzy due to the friendly “jointness” of this obscure endeavor. Seeing a pair of “standard issue” USMC CH-53Es Super … Read the rest of this entry

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OSPREY DRAGS THE BASKET

                                The folks over at team Osprey are working on proving more roles for the V-22 and tanker is one of them. They are testing the … Read the rest of this entry

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AWACS ALMOST BUSTS THE BOOM & POSSIBLY MUCH MORE…

This video, first posted over at Military.com, is quite possibly the scariest aerial refueling video I have ever seen. Apparently the E-3 crew sustained some injuries, and their aircraft some damage, due to the abrupt negative G dive. The boomer … Read the rest of this entry

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UNMANNED GAME CHANGER: AUTONOMOUS AERIAL REFUELING IS A REALITY

The emerging capability to refuel drones in flight will make even more of an impact than the ability to do so with manned platforms, a practice that began at the dawn of the jet age some 60+ years ago. Nowhere … Read the rest of this entry

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REFUELING HELL

Check out this KC-10 maximum performance takeoff, UNREAL: http://youtu.be/vOSHMB_Tpe8

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BIG GIRLS NEED GAS TOO…

Some amazing videos of some HUGE military aircraft sucking down lots of gas in MID-AIR! The force is STRONG with the E-4B!: And finally my favorite, yes the McGuire C-32Bs can take gas in mid air! Now what about those mysterious Comco birds…?

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