Now flown by the 161st ARW "Copperheads"
The 'air refuelling boss' departing rwy 27 from RIAT 2012!
Taking a quick rest before departing to Eielson.
this tanker is 1 of 8 that are capable of receiving aeriel refuelling.you can see above the cockpit where there is extra strengthening for the AAR recepticle.all 8 are based with the 22nd ARW at M... (more)
'BLUE 71' landing in the late afternoon sun.
"2009 Flight Test Nation" Air Show & Open House - Edwards AFB, CA