Military Flying

Aviation History – Air Refueling the C-5, Part 2

February 20, 2009

This is the second half of a 2-part post on air refueling the Lockheed C-5. Part 1 of Air Refueling the Lockheed C-5 may be found here. Air Refueling the C-5, Moving In We left off with the receiver in the pre-contact position with both aircraft ready to conduct air refueling.  At this point, the […]

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Aviation History – Air Refueling the C-5, Part 1

February 18, 2009

I had originally intended to post a single article on Lockheed C-5 air refueling, but I have been typing away and see that it is way too long for a single post, so I’ll break it up into two parts. Part 2 will be up in two days. Air Refueling Procedures Before we get into […]

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