"Analysis of boom aerial refueling
testing to date showed a significant number of instances where the boom nozzle contacted the receiver aircraft outside the refueling receptacle," the report said.
The simulation analysis shows the curves of the probe-drogue docking success probability with the standard deviation of the drogue central position, the maximum distance from the drogue central position to the equilibrium position, the actuation error, and the standard deviation of the actuation error, respectively, which can provide an important theoretical basis for the engineering application of PDARS docking maneuver decision during the aerial refueling
The UAE intends to use its A330 MRTTs for aerial refueling
of its F-16E/F Block 60 and Mirage 2000 fighters.
Robb, who was giving testimony at a Congress subcommittee, presented the material gaps in the IDF's preparedness to an attack on Iran, and called on the United States to provide Israel with KC-135 aerial refueling
military aircrafts and 200 bunker-busting munitions to supplement the 100 Israel already holds.
Boeing will build 179 next-generation aerial refueling
tanker aircraft that will begin to replace the Air Force's fleet of 416 KC-135 tankers.
"AATC's work on the aerial refueling
tanker contract will serve to strengthen our [22-year] partnership with Boeing."
WASHINGTON: Five US Senators urged President Barack Obama on Friday to deny Boeing s commercial rival Airbus a politically charged contract to build a fleet of US aerial refueling
Before you play with this "new kid on the block," beware that the new aerial refueling
store improved power system (ARSIPS) ram air turbine (RAT), which will be installed on your old aerial refueling
buddy store, weighs twice as much as the present one.
30 the posting of the KCX aerial refueling
aircraft Request for Proposal to the Federal Business Opportunities Web site, signaling the official launch of the Air Force's number one priority acquisition program.
However, the Air Force conventional variant is being designed with a different aerial refueling
method than those used by the two other JSF variants.
To date they've flown over a quarter of a million sorties for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, close air support, aerial refueling
, aeromedical evacuation and airlift.
During their third and final aerial refueling
of the mission, they experienced a brute force disconnect with a KC-135.