F-35C refuels from KC-135

CF-01 | Flt 217 | LtCol Patrick "Oxy" Moran | 20AUG2013 Oxy piloting CF-01 during the first C Model KC135 strat tanker test over the Eastern Shore of MD.On 20 August a Lockheed Martin F-35C carrier model aircraft refueled from a US Air Force KC-135 for the first time. The jet, CF-1, was flown by Lt Col Patrick Moran.  Meanwhile at Eglin AFB, Florida, the US Navy recently started operating the F-35C with VFA-101, which is the service’s training squadron for the type.

4 Responses to F-35C refuels from KC-135

  1. Peter 24 August, 2013 at 4:01 am #

    Great process on the F-35C’s. Thanks for letting us know. Here are some cool F-35 photos, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Pictures

  2. Jeremy 28 August, 2013 at 1:50 am #

    An AMAZING feat for an aircraft that had it’s first flight only 7 years ago! Maybe one day it will also become a COMBAT aircraft.

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