“Jet storm damage during aerial refueling mishap

Aircraft fueling hose RAM (Boeing 707) air force was broken during a joint practice with storm Jet (F16i). Both planes landed safely.

תאריך: 27/07/2012, 18:21    
מחבר: אתר חיל האוויר

As part of the training of IAF aircraft in southern Israel, today (Friday) aerial refueling aircraft end by plane. The initial report indicated that the storm carried in to the RAM, while performing a pump, thus causing breaking gas pipeline (boom).

Broken pipe caused slight damage in the storm. Refueling in the air is considered to be a complex operation requiring high proficiency of pilots and air crews.

The storm landed at ovda air force base and the RAM jet landed at an air force base. Hello team. The Air Force Commander, Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, ordered the establishment of
Event inquiry

Aerial refueling is carried by the plane, flies to a point in the sky, time and preset height. Before refuelling, teamwork in the standard flight attendant is like any other flying to get to a certain point. Fighter jets contact through refueling plane called “join channel”. They call him and ask where it is in space and gives them the primary details: pressure, altitude, speed and fuel for him now. Fighter jets are joined. The transportation of the gas is full and includes altitude no ו”ניקוי” than anything else that is in the background to increase the attention for a moment.

As soon as amthodlkim join to the attendant, transferring them Copilot, who ran so far
All traffic, managing the Boomer. In terms of aircraft fuels team captain in the left seat pilot and the plane, the co-pilot, sitting in a chair right, mission Manager
And traffic, passing the iconic boomer and manages fuel issue occupies a significant volume on refueling and Navigator saves the fuels and the newly joined mthodlkim in the path and head in front of Captain mission execution. From that moment, the attendant is responsible only when the mthodlkim are only passive means.

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Translated from Hebrew