Refueling an E-3 Sentry AWACS over New Mexico

June 27, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

The thirsty AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System - a USAF Boeing 707 with a radar mounted on top) approaches:

Our boom operator makes a sweet contact:

The receiver gets his fuel:

The AWACS descends 1000 feet and we go our separate ways: 


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