Air-to-Air Refuelling Aircraft
Air-to-Air Refuelling Aircraft Modern Military Aircraft Series: Volume 3
Modern strategists talk about force multipliers , and for air operations, air-to-air refuelling is without doubt the greatest force multiplier of all. In-flight refuelling has allowed not only the longest bombing missions in history but also persistence in air defence, reach in transport and flexibility in ground-attack tasks. Covering a range of refuellers including the Boeing KC-97 and KC-135, Vickers Valiant, Handley Page Victor, Lockheed TriStar, Vickers VC10, McDonnell Douglas KC-10 and the Airbus MRTT Voyager, this book details the history of air-to-air refuelling and celebrates the key role played by tanker aircraft in the application of air power around the world.
Author: Chris Gibson
Paperback, 96 pages
Product Code: KB0070