Air refueling is an skill at which refuelers get better the more they do it. However, like with any other operation conducted while flying at very high altitudes, there could be some very close call situations.
That’s exactly what we see here. US Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron watching at very close distance a F/A-18D Hornet getting refueled by KC-130 (fuel tanker version of the C-130). It could rise your blood pressure just by watching.
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