Extending the force
- Redesigned fueling valve. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/24/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 8, p73
Looks at the Eliminator series of ground fueling valves that eliminate fuel-air interfaces commonly used in inline control valves and by-pass valves in aircraft refueling.
- Pit stops. Collins, Richard L. // Flying;Jul97, Vol. 124 Issue 7, p21
Focuses on stopover options for refueling airplanes. Airports at smaller cities offering convenience in getting landing clearance; Strategic location of reliever airports around larger cities; Maintenance services offered at major airports.
- Bingo? Mrstik, Mike // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Aug2002, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p21
Relates an experience of aircraft refueling mission at night. Assignment with a senior pilot; Calculation of fuel consumption; Decision to pursue the mission.
- FORMATION AIR REFUELING. Woodie, Eldon A. // Flying Safety;Jun97, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p16
Focuses on safety measures that aircrews and military plane pilots should consider when conducting an in-flight refueling formation.
- IN-FLIGHT REFUELER. // Airman;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p35
The article presents a quote from U.S. Air Force in-flight refueler, master sergeant Daniel Brown, appreciating his job and the purpose of his job.
- Fill'er Up, Sir. Hanson, Torbjorn // Boys' Life;Nov2002, Vol. 92 Issue 11, p12
Discusses how U.S. Air Force boom operator Bill Edwards refuels airplanes across the world while they are still in flight. INSETS: STORMY RIDE;SGT. EDWARDS AND HIS KC-10.
- The coupling caper. // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly;Sep96, Issue 526, p46
Offers information on preventing fuel coupling failures when refueling military aircraft. Aeroquip Corp.'s closed circuit refueling (CCR) nozzle assembly; Inlet coupling as not always compatible with the other unisex hoses and adapters in the field; Installation of a new, non-valved unisex...
- Self-service, full service or disservice. Thompson, Edward S. // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p45
Looks at an accident involved in a military airplane refueling incident. Cause of the accident; Lack of regulations on fueling support equipment.
- Super Hornet highlights. Karppi, Wendy // Naval Aviation News;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p6
Reports on the demonstration of the aerial refueling capability of he Super Hornet over the NAS Patuxent River in Maryland. Amount of fuel that a Super Hornet can carry; Completion of the aircraft's engineering, manufacturing and development test phase.