Air International 2019-09
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M.Ayton - Arctic tankers /Military/
An F-16C assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron, refuels from an Alaska Air National Guard KC-135R Stratotanker.
A 168th Wing KC-135R Stratotanker parked on the ramp at Eielson Air Force Base, de-iced and with heaters running, awaiting the arrival of its crew.
A crew chief assigned to the 168th Wing prepares KC-135R 62-3524 for a mission from a snow-packed Eielson.
An F-16C assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron, refuels from an Alaska Air National Guard KC-135R Stratotanker.
The pilot of KC-135R 62-3524 looks out the cockpit while conducting pre-flight checks. This aircraft wears nose art featuring the legend 'Ice Dogs', the name of the Fairbanks ice hockey team.
An Alaska Air National Guard KC-135R flies over its home station, Eielson Air Force Base during typical winter conditions found at the base in the month of December.