Aviation Photo #1605833 McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender (DC-10-30CF) - USA - Air Force

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Refueling 87-0122 over the Mediterranean Sea
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    Gary Chambers
    USA - Air Force
    McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender (DC-10-30CF)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas
    In Flight
    International Airspace
    November 1989
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9 years ago
Haha..tis is cool...a refuelling tanker is being refuelled..nv seen tis b4..
9 years ago
Must be damn good flying from the pilot of the 2nd tanker..
9 years ago
Like they did for the Khadafi's HQ during Operation El Dorado Canyon in 1986. I really like this livery, that would not be the livery European One ?
9 years ago
Wonder why they paint the bottom half of the engines white?
9 years ago
Terrific shot, Gary! Brings back memories of times past.
9 years ago
Great! think of how much weight transfer is going on here. the top pilot compensating for his a/c getting lighter, the bottom pilot needing more and more power!
9 years ago
A bunch of great comments for such a fantastic shot! The olive/green on white is so when you look up from the ground it's harder to see. And, the weight and balance changing so rapidly, wow!
8 years ago
Has there ever been a 3 way tanker refueling? I mean from a KC-10 to another KC-10 to a F-4 or something like that... that would be so cool

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