Video: F-35 Inflight Refueling Operations

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Unread post22 Sep 2012, 01:49

Maybe it's just the camera lens but it sure seem like the boom got way to close to the vertical stabs on retraction? What do you think?
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Unread post22 Sep 2012, 01:51

Youse USAFers do some weird shite. :D
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Unread post22 Sep 2012, 02:22

alloycowboy wrote:Maybe it's just the camera lens but it sure seem like the boom got way to close to the vertical stabs on retraction? What do you think?
No, the probe retracted when it disconnected and the flying boom never got any closer.
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Unread post22 Sep 2012, 03:05

camera angle.

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Unread post02 Oct 2012, 23:43

Refueling Time Photo by Darin Russel http://www.codeonemagazine.com/gallery_ ... em_id=2251

“Lockheed Martin test pilot David Nelson aerial refuels F-35A AF-2 from a KC-135 tanker during Flight 248 on 10 July 2012. The flight originated from Edwards AFB, California.”

http://www.codeonemagazine.com/images/m ... 7_7850.jpg
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Unread post12 Jun 2019, 03:24

Does anyone know the F-35 refueling speed? 8)
f35demoteam account answered.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BylleOThflN/
Q : how long does it actually take to refuel?

A : f35demoteam
"Approximately 5 minutes for 10,000 lbs of fuel"

It seems that. 8)

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