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Aerial refueling, or air-to-air refueling (AAR), transfers fuel from a tanker to another aircraft (the “receiving” airplane) in mid-flight. These “gas stations in the sky” can keep aircraft aloft for amazing amounts of time and, thus, distances. It’s a critical force multiplier for mission planning and execution. During one mission, two U.S. Air Force B-2 […]

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