[Video] B-2 Stealth Bomber refuels over UK

Interesting footage of Air-to-Air Refueling of a B-2 from a KC-135.

As already explained, +20-hour missions, routinely flown by B-2 stealth bombers from Whiteman Air Force Base or RAF Fairford in UK (during an unusual overseas deployment), require several aerial refuelings.

Here’s how refueling a Spirit stealth bomber looks like from the KC-135 boomer’s point of view.

The video was filmed on Jun. 14 from a KC-135 of the 100th ARW (Air Refueling Wing) from RAF Mildenhall, over Corwall, England.


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