Query about AAR limits

Hello everyone

I’m currently crossing the Atlantic with a F-22 and a KDC-10 and I wonder how many times / fuel quantity I am allowed to take by the game.

From the Aerial refueling tutorial we learn that it is 3 “connects” per aircraft per session but I remember having made many more than that.

However I also remember hearing that the maximum allowed was 3 times your total fuel availability (which sounds more likely from experience).

Can you help me clarifying that?

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You can take three tanks worth of fuel in one session.

So let’s say I have 1000 kg on board, I can refuel up to 3000 kg worth of fuel?

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If your tanks hold 1000kg you can take aboard up to 3000kg i believe in one session i think it is dependant on your max fuel capacity of fuel not fuel onboard

Ok this is what I thought, that chart above confused me

I think it means 3times 0-100% of fuel capacity
or 6 times 50-100% if I’m not fully mistaken
I mean I was able to connect and refuel more than 3 times from the same tanker
(for example when you disconnect due to Formation Lag)

Same, when I can’t stay in the AAR area and I have to try again.

I think I have my answer, thanks

Why is there a limit to begin with?

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I have no idea, I just know I have to keep that in mind during flight planing, really annoying to be honest.

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