Sunday, August 8, 2010

KC-135 Social Media Flight

Just before AirVenture we were able to join the 434th ARW on a refueling mission over Louisiana to refuel a B-52 Stratofortress.  Below is a video from that flight.

Here's a link to an article from Scott Murphy, who was also on the same flight.

Photos are from Mike Souders - Indy Transponder and the United States Air Force.

Related links are below:
434th Refueling Wing
KC-135R Stratotanker
Grissom ARB photos
B-52 - Wikipedia
Patches and Shields
Airco DH4

8/11 - Story from Gissom ARB

8/13 -
Grissom week in photos: 13 Aug via Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind.
This week's slideshow features recently published photos from Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind. This weekly feature showcases the activities of the dedicated military and civilian workforce of the 434th Air Refueling Wing. To view the slideshow, click here..

8/17 -
KC-135 Ride! 434th ARW (Grissom Air Reserve Base) + Thirsty B-52 from Airpigz

8/18 - From a different mission, but related, so we are sharing:
Hoosier PRSA, and their photos

8/20 -  
KC-135R/B-52 Pictorial: Passing Gas at 33,000 Feet With the Stratotanker and the Stratofortress - MySkyMom

8/24 -
CoolPix - Modern Military: Barksdale B-52 Via Grissom KC-135 from Airpigz
 My incredible ride with the 74th Air Refueling Squadron in a KC-135 based out of Grissom Air Reserve Base (Indiana) on July 21st gave me the opportunity to capture this ultra-cool image of the Barksdale Air Force Base (Louisiana) B-52 that we had just finished refueling. This view was beyond stunning to see in person, and I hope ...


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