I got saved by a Refueler!

This story happened to me today (Nov, 23) when I decided fly in a fighter jet from Puerto Vallarta - MMPR to San Diego - KSAN.


I’ve chosen the F-22 and started my flight. It was an 1h flight but unfortunately, I was running out of fuel in the middle of the route.

I called my friend @Alberto_Trigo_CMS and said what was happening to me. He just answered: “Tell me the nearest airport”.


Suddenly, I saw him taking off and I went toward the refueler. Thanks to him I could refuel my aircraft completely.


Half an hour later I was arriving at San Diego completely safe because I got saved by a refueler.

Thank you for reading my topic :)

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Wait. Refuelers can refuel your aircraft mid-flight??

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Yes. These planes are specialized for that. (“refuelers”) ;)


Great story and pictures @JoeWestMarks. :)

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Dang. I didn’t know that. That’s really cool!

This is possible in IF?

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Yes it is :), a great feature if you ask me

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A tanker once saved me when i was doing PHOG-KLAX in an F-16 once

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I had no idea that the KC-10 could do that…
That’s a really cool story!

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It’s KC-10 when it serves as a air-air refueling tanker

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Just love when those days happen, on purpose or on accident!

Great photos too!

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This is awesome. A little act of kindness can make a person’s day.

Nice photos!

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We’re here to help, my bro! As a F22 lover, I know how frustrating it can be its fuel flow to long range missions… (He was going M2.00)

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