Dual Refueling First

Posted 18 January 2013
Photo by Andy Wolfe

F-35C CF-1 and CF-2 take on fuel from a KC-130 tanker during a test flight on 18 January 2013 from NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. This was the first time two F-35Cs aerial refueled at the same time. US Navy test pilot Chris Tabert was at the controls of CF-1 for the mission. Lockheed Martin test pilot Dan Canin was at the controls of CF-2.

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