KC-30 Tanker Test fuel transfer to F-35A


F-35 Aircraft AF-4 Australian KC-30 Tanker Test. First fuel transfer. *** Local Caption *** The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) completed the first fuel transfer with the air refuelling boom from a RAAF KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) to a US Air Force (USAF) F-35A Joint Strike Fighter at Edwards Air Force Base in California. A total of 59 contacts were conducted of which five contacts transferred 43,200 pounds of fuel during the four hour sortie.

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