refueler


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refueler

i. A vehicle to refuel aircraft. Also called a bowser.
ii. Refers to a tanker used for air-to-air refueling.
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As of May 20th, our Airbus refueler conducted 744 sorties, delivering 44 million pounds of fuel.
Review of progress in consolidating refueler vehicle maintenance and refueler maintenance
When I was a captain coming up for an assignment, I was flying KC-135s at Plattsburgh Air Force Base, New York, and I really wanted to cross-train to the Air Force's newest air refueler, the KC-10.
One of the main priorities the Department of Defense's single manager for global air, land, and sea transportation addressed was the development of the KC-45 refueler.
Co Shipbuilding Co The company is the USCO sole industrial designer, builder and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of only two companies that design and build nuclear-powered submarines.
The pilot of a Bellanca Viking asked a passenger to show the refueler the location of the fuel caps.
Now, we would just have paid for the gas and told them to keep it in the truck or even put it in someone else's plane, but according to the refueler, he was instructed to put a proverbial 10 pounds of 100LL in the five-pound sack.
18) "PLA Buys Il-78 Refueler to Solve Compatibility Issues with Su-30s," Xian Binggong Keji (FBIS CPP20051123318001), October 1, 2005, 19; "Russia Scrambles to Save China Plane Contract," Defense News, September 15, 2006, available at <www.
It is owned and operated by Pertamina to serve the aircrafts by using refueler or dispenser direct from Pertamina's tank trucks to the aircrafts.
As this refueler will be one of the first in South Korea, KOGAS-Tech will play a major role in demonstrating the potential of hydrogen technologies.
Air Force Advanced Power Technology Office (APTO), displayed late last week on Capitol Hill a prototype hybrid electric powertrain for Class 8 heavy-duty trucks mounted in a 6,000-gallon-capacity Air Force R-11 refueler truck built on a Mack RD 6x4 chassis.
Torres, Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 (VMGR-252) Sgt.