Re: aerial re-fuelling

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Date:         07 Sep 96 17:09:07 
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In article <airliners.1996.1202@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Don Stokes
<Don.Stokes@vuw.ac.nz> wrote:

>
> (2) Safety.  Re-fuelling accidents figure pretty highly in military
> in-flight aircraft loss statistics.  Commercial airliners aren't
> *allowed* to get that close to another aircraft, and for good reason.
>
> --
> Don Stokes, Network Manager, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
> don@vuw.ac.nz(work) don@zl2tnm.gen.nz(home) +64 4 495-5052 Fax+64 4 471-5386

As a former military pilot and in-flight refueler, I take exception with
your statement #(2). Get your facts before your talk. Dan Kelly