NOTAM “TANKER SUPPORT” (Skill Exercise)
SAN FRANCISCO Region, A KC-17 (Call Sign: TEXECO) will be on station to refuel all TACTICAL OR AERIAL REFUELING CAPABLE AIRCRAFT on of the following RACE TRACK PATTERN; (WAY POINT/FIX) TRACK:
TRACK FIX: Off Shore vicinity Half Moon Bay, CA (KHAF) Fix: HOMKA-FUJCE-WAMMY-BRINY-EUGEN-HUMKA"
ON STATION/TRACK: 8/10/15… Chg 1830-1930Q
TRACK: Left Pattern, 11,000’ AGL, AIR SPEED 175k.
JOIN UP: RECEIVERS: 5 mile off track in staggered echelon orbit: Approch refuel station from the LEFT Upon Stable Arrival W/I 5 mile of Track , Standard Pattern LEFT ENTRY to Tanker Trail position on Long Legs only.
BRAKE AWAY, RIGHT EXIT. EMERGENCY BRAKE AWAY: “TANKER WING WAG”
NOTE: FUELING STATION: “When stable; 200’ Astern 200’ below refueler for minimum 3 minutes then Right Brake Away”!
RACE TRACK DESIGNATED " MILIARY EXERCISE RESTRICTED AREA"- Observers Encouraged, Orbit at least TWO (2) Nautical Miles off track and TWO (2) Naitical Miles Offset Receiver Q! (Photo’s appreciated)
SUGGESTED RECIEVER LAUNCH/RECOVERY : MOFFETT Federal (KNUQ).
REMARKS: "Recievers SHALL Automatically Brake Off and Depart the Restricted Area if unable to establish a stable refuel position after Three (3) plug tries as noted above or if more the Three (3) Overspeed/Air Space Violations are Accumulated during any segment of this event. Failures to Tank are encouraged to Rejoin Echolon Q. All Times EST.)
NOTE: “It takes the Right Stuff”! Maxmustang Sends END