MaxTanks: Mission Rpt. Photos

MaxSez: Great Responce we had a mini-Group! Super aircraft mix to include a C-130 who hooked up first pass. Saw some real talent out there.
Sorry for the low speed, lesson learned., did’nt consider 22’s envelope.
Had some System/Camers issues en-route practice and experience saved the day. We’ll do fueling pup ups periodically, OpImmediate milmsg will be the vehicular/announcement. Here’s some pic from the CatBird Seat.
Thanks Aviators ya Got the Right Stuff.
(Suggestion: Need to follow Standard US Tanking Formation Procedure; See the Tutorial “Tanker Talk”… only the Chinamen tanks in a longitudinal in trail go, We call it a “Train” in a CAP situation.)

(IUNCLAS DTG IMMEDIATE
FR: IRONHAND
TO: ALL IF
INFO: IFATC
SUBJ: TANKER SUPPT
PROVIDER GIANT 7 11 ALOFT TS-1 NOW BT EN-ROUTE NOME AL (PAOM) TO LOS ANGELES CA (KLAX) BT WILL TANK ALL CAPABLE BT TRACK START BOOM DOWN 50 MILES S PAOM BT STANDARD RIGHT ECELON JOIN PATTERN/ PROCEDURE; EXTENSION IN TRANSIT, TRACK FL200 SPD 200K-CAS BT EMERGENCY BRAKE-AWAY BOOM UP BT MSN COMP NO JOY 75 MILES N KLAX BT IFATC MARSA APPLIES EN-ROUTE BT END MAX SENDS

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My Photos From This Fun Flight!

Hoorah!

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@Balloonchaser MacSez: Great Photo’s. Watched you at work, ya got the “Right Stuff”. Regards

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@maxmustang Thanks again for the service; it was a blast!

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It was a pleasure staying in formation with you! I see myself in the 2nd photo!

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@Balloonchaser. @Ryan_Vidad. @SF34 @mark @
@Z39R @airforce100…. MaxSez: “Well Done”:

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NEXT TIME LETS WORK THIS FORMATION:

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Grafic from the Tutorial “Tanker Talk” Curtesy of: Popeye the Sailer,
Capt. @David_Lockwood* (Merchant Mariner)

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Sorry wasn’t able to make it last night Max. Saw your briefing notes just as was heading out the door for dinner!

Will look out for your future ops as I remember well an earlier Air Refueling Mission you ran over the California dessert a few years ago with you in a ‘KC-17” and I took fuel in a Generic A330 which was representing a RAF Voyager. Great fun.

Quick link for others to the Tanker Talk Tutorial.

See you in the Virtual skies, calm seas and a fair wind!

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I took off and was distracted by a small boggy running through the house, had to engage and took some damage! Lol

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Definitely enjoyed the pop up mission. Thanks

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