Dangerous Air to Air Refueling Over Afghanistan :10 Video

This is a routine daily task for the Afghan based aircrew of the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, but it nevertheless remains an inherently extremely delicate and decidedly dangerous procedure.  It’s also a typical day at work for these USAF Airmen that is rarely witnessed by those not among the aircrews themselves.  Click on the image below to see this fascinating episode as it takes place, from the “front office” cockpit during takeoff and climb to the actual scenario of the refueling events as seen from the refueling boom’s controlling Airman’s position near the tail of the refueling tanker.  After viewing this refueling event, browse the site to see other fascinating events with our Air Force in action . .

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