A long way from home!! Taken a few years ago. this is my 800th photo on the d/b.
Info from Wikipedia:
>The North American X-15 was a rocket-powered aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as part of the X-plane ... (more)
This Tanker is 1 of 8 that are able to be re-fuelled in -flight,they are all stationed at Mcconnell AFB and designated KC-135R/T.
The business end
From the Official visit of American Commander USAFE, AFAFRICA in Greece, Lieutenant General (USAF) Frank Gorenc..