Refueling Mission with 190th Air National Guard August 9, 2006 with Dionne Loewen
KC-135s on the runway at Forbes Field, Topeka, KSThey have about 20 planes but over half are not air worthy and will be retired this fall.
Back of the KC-135 fuel planeThe section they let down to refuel is called the boom.
We went to northern New Mexico. Look at all of the irrigation circles!
We flew over the southern tip of the Rocky Mountains! The pictures don’t even capture the beauty.
Here is one B-1 bomber flying next to us. The other bomber was getting refueled at the time. This picture was taken from the cockpit.