[Closed] Plane & Pilot: KC-10 Refueling Chain @ KEDW - 031730ZMAR18

Hey guys,
Join Plane & Pilot next weekend as we attempt to build the longest aerial refueling chain ever! A KC-10 refeuling a KC-10 refueling a KC-10, etc. We will take off at KEDW, build the chain, and then land at KDMA, an Air Force Base in Arizona. If you enjoy formations and aerial refueling, you can’t miss this event. Everyone Grade 3-5 is welcome! Just post below and we will add you to the list.

Event Details

Server: Expert

Aircraft: KC-10

Airport: KEDW

Flight Time: 1:15

Time: 1730Z (?)

Date: March 3, 2018

Flight Plan: Feel free to change if one side of the runway is closed.




  • Use assigned callsign with flight of #.

  • Set your fuel to about 350,000 Ibs/154, 000 kgs.

  • Taxi to runway 17 in numerical order of callsigns.

  • Everyone line up on the runway in numerical order of callsigns, maintaining separation of about five aircraft lengths.

  • Don’t takeoff until the leader (@jakevaz423) announces takeoff on unicom.

  • Avoid running over the person in front of you during takeoff.


  • Turn on NAV mode soon after you take off

  • Climb to your assigned altitude at 3000VS at 245kts

  • After you reach your assigned altitude, speed up to 320kts and make small adjustments to your speed and altitude to get in refeuling postition behind the person in front of you. Don’t turn off NAV even if you are perfectly lined up with the person in front of you.

  • After you get in refeuling postition, lock your position and don’t move so that the person behind you can get in refueling position.

  • Don’t break formation until instructed to on the event PM.

  • Make sure to fly in a professional manner since we are on the Expert server

Decent and Landing:

  • Remove flight of # from callsign

  • Try to speed up and create space between you and the person behind you if the people in front of you do the same.

  • Land on runway 30 at KDMA one at a time and taxi to parking.

Listen to @jakevaz423 on the event PM for more instructions


Pilot Gate Callsign Cruising Altitude
@PlaneCrazy A-2 Air Force 101 25000
@Ryan_Vidad A-1 Air Force 202 24900
@KPIT B-2 Air Force 303 24800
@Starley B-1 Air Force 404 24700
@WardellStephenCurry C-2 Air Force 505 24600
@William_Chin C-1 Air Force 606 24500
@Artem_Frolov D-2 Air Force 707 24400
@Imran D-1 Air Force 808 24300
@AndrewWu E-2 Air Force 909 24200
@Cbro4 E-1 Air Force 010 24100
@MrAvaitor F-2 Air Force 111 24000
F-1 Air Force 212 23900
G-2 Air Force 313 23800
G-1 Air Force 414 23700
H-2 Air Force 515 23600
H-1 Air Force 616 23500

Thanks for checking out our event, we hope you can come! If you have any questions just let us know. Please be present on the community during the event.


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@Herman_Henttu @Xpira @Robert_Estrella @swyft @Matthewk17 @AllegiantAir @Fall_Etto @DiamondGaming4 , are you coming to this event?

I wish I could come but I am running an event at the same time! Sorry guys but would of loved to come!

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Does that question mark mean there is a chance of a time change?

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@PlaneCrazy add me, please!

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No. It’s a link, and if you click on it, it brings you to a time conversion chart.

@callum5124 this is a link to a time conversion table

@Cbro4 thanks for coming!

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Actaully, how long is the event?

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It should take about an hour and a half.

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Sign me up any gate, any callsign! I would like to participate in this! I’ll be as well participating under the partnership👍


It says above! Look before asking!


My bad. Didn’t see it.


No worries! Enjoy the event


@PlaneCrazy only issue is the KNUC event (I mean who doesn’t want to relive that XD) at 1830. So, I might have to leave this on early. KNUC approved trolling *DONE* @ KNUC - 031830ZMAR18

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🤣 Looks like your refueling me


Do you need some practice before hand? Just so you don’t spill fuel everywhere : )

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Ok, I will try to put you at the back of the pack so you can leave without cutting the chain.

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Well, you probably have to know how to actually refuel someone.
And be a decent pilot. Which is why we made this Grade 3+ and on Expert.


I know. It was a joke for @Ryan_Vidad.

Well, nevermind then.

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