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Richard K. Smith - 75 Years of Inflight Refueling - Highlights 1923-1998 (1998)

Richard K. Smith - 75 Years of Inflight Refueling - Highlights 1923-1998 (1998)

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Richard K. Smith - 75 Years of Inflight Refueling - Highlights 1923-1998 (1998)
Richard K. Smith - 75 Years of Inflight Refueling - Highlights 1923-1998 (1998)

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\(ears
oflnflight
Refueling
Highlights,
1923-1998
Seventy-Five
Richard
K.
Smith
Air
Force
History
and
MuseumsProgram
I
998
 
Forsale
by
the
U.S.
Government
Printing
OfficeSuperintendent
of
Documents,
Mail
Stop:
SSOP,
Washington,
DC 20402-9328
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Contents
TheFirstRefueling........
I
TheQuestionMarkandltsAnswer
.......3
AeronauticalFlagpole
Sitting.
.....7
RefuelingatFarnborough...
......9
TheModernAirplaneDefersRefueling........
l0
ABritishDilemmaandtheAmericanSolution.....
....12SirAlanCobhamandFRL.theBritishSolution.
.......
15
WartimeMight-Have-Beens......I7
Refueling
Frustrations
andthe
Onset
ofthe
ColdWar
.
.
.
.
...
. .
2l
TheAircraftandWeaponsBoard
........23
TheKB-29
andB-SO
.....26
LuclryLady
II:
Air
Refueling
Accident
..
.29
The
Probeand
Drogue
. . .
.32
TheCold War
Gets
Hot,Refueling
Becomes
Vital.
.
. . . . 33
BoomVersus
Probe
andDrogue
Refueling
......40
The
B-52
and
KC-135
.
.
.
.43
TankersAweigh
....47TacticalAirCommandAdoptsAerialRefueling...
.....49
SAC,
TAC,
SIOB
and
Tankers
.. ..
5l
InEurope:NAToandOthers
.....52
TheWarinSoutheastAsia
.
......55
RefuelingHelicopters
.....61
MomentsofTruth
........63
TheAerialRefueling
SystemsAdvisory
Group
...
....
.66
AeronauticaGeriatrica
....67
TheAdvancedTankerCargoAircraft/KC-l0
....68
Er Doneoo
CnNyoN:
The LongestFighter
Mission
. . . .
.
69
ThePersianGulfWar
.....72
TheLegacy
of Curtis
LeMay
. . . .
.75
Appendices
l.
U.S.
Army
Air
Service,
Inflight
RefueledEndurance
Flight,
August2T-28,1923
.
...77
2.
Inflight
Refueling
Experiments
Using aB-24D
Tanker
and
a
B-l7E
Receiveq
Eglin
Field,
Florida,
June
1943
.. . ..78
3.
TankerSupport toOperation
Power
Flite
Sending
B-52s
Nonstop
AroundtheWorld,January16-18,
1957..
....79
4.
KC-135
FuelTanks.
....
80
5.AirliftFlightProfiles,UnitedStatestolsrael
........
8l
lll

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