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.
The US probably couldn't have fought the air wars over Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya without the KC-135 Stratotanker, the Air Force's main aerial refueler, which allows fighter jets to remain airborne on long flights.
In addition to the F-35, we funded the KC-46 refueler; continued development of a long-range, nuclear-capable, penetrating bomber; modernized the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile; and acquired a series of "standoff"-capable weaponry.
He served in Vietnam as a jet refueler with the Marines.
Boeing Boeing signed up to a fixed-price incentive deal to design the KC-135 refueler replacements.
The PAF, besides demonstrating the lethality of its combat aircraft, also showcased its new force multipliers, the IL-78 air-to-air refueler and the Saab 2000 AEW & C aircraft equipped with Erieye Radar.
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.