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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10 years ago
Haha..tis is cool...a refuelling tanker is being refuelled..nv seen tis b4..
10 years ago
Must be damn good flying from the pilot of the 2nd tanker..
10 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 ?
10 years ago
Wonder why they paint the bottom half of the engines white?
10 years ago
Terrific shot, Gary! Brings back memories of times past.
10 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!
10 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!
9 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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