Tuesday, May 14, 2013

F-35s do aerial refueling

F-35 refueled over Eglin. Air Force photo
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Air Force F-35 instructor pilots are qualifying this week, including today, in aerial refueling, bringing to the F-35 Integrated Training Center a new capability for student pilot training. An Air Force Reserve KC-135 Stratotanker is providing the fuel to formations of the F-35As over the Eglin training ranges. (Source: 33rd Fighter Wing Public Affairs, 05/14/13) Previous Eglin gets upgraded F-35