Refueling the Mission: The Complexity of Flight Test with Receiver Aircraft
A KC-46 Pegasus conducts an air refueling test mission with a F-16 Fighting Falcon over the skies of Southern California. Operating a specialized boom from the back of a KC-46, In-flight Refueling Specialists pump thousands of gallons of jet fuel into aircraft in need of fuel.

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