In-flight refueling mission showcases aircraft interoperability

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – An A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot from the 81st Fighter Squadron lines up the aircraft to be refueled during an orientation flight for 25 52nd Fighter Wing Airmen and spouses here May 23. The Airmen and spouses flew on a 351st ARS KC-135 stationed out of Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England during an in-flight refueling of 81st and 480th Fighter Squadron aircraft from Spangdahlem AB. The 351st ARS and 52nd FW aircrew train together to enhance their interoperability to perform in-flight refueling missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew B. Fredericks/Released)

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