Re: aerial re-fuelling

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Date:         20 Jul 96 15:59:09 
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>I think that A-6s used for the Navy refueling role have extra
>underwing tanks as well, but that comes from seeing a photo.

You are correct.  The KA-6D carried extra fuel in drop tanks.  As a matter of
fact most carrier planes carry very little fuel inside and have to rely on
drop tanks to get decent range.

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Scott E. Farleigh (formerly PR-2)
Parachute Riggers don't get mad, just even.