KC-30A and F-22

In August and September 2018, air-to-air refuelling trials were conducted between a Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport and United States Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter at Edwards Air Force Base in California. [maxgallery id="120984"] Trials were conducted over the course of eight flights, and with the F-22…

KC-10 and Its Contribution

On this episode of Cockpits and Coffee, watch a KC-10 Extender from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron doing in-flight refueling for an F-22 Raptor on June 27, 2018. AL DHAFRA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 06.27.2018 Video by Staff Sgt. Ross Whitley  380th Air Expeditionary Wing 

The RIAT Airshow 2017

07/22/2017:  A video produced by the American Forces Network Europe provides a look at this year's RIAT Airshow.  And Nick Harding provided an overview as well in an article published on July 17, 2017 on this year’s RIAT Airshow. The Royal International Air Tattoo is the World’s biggest military airshow and this year did…

2016 Bahrain International Air Show

01/26/2015: This video highlights events at the Bahrain Air Show. Credit:U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs:1/22/16 According to an article by Chris Church in Stars and Stripes published January 26, 2016: The Bahrain International Airshow drew more exhibitors and visitors and resulted in more orders than the 2014 show, officials…

Inaugural F-22 European Training Deployment

09/21/2015: 3rd Air Force, 17th Expeditionary Air Force Commander, Lt. Gen. Timothy Ray, hosted a media event at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, September 3rd, 2015, to announce the F-22 Raptor's first ever European training deployment. The purpose of the event was to highlight the importance of forward based infrastructure and…