Cobham air-to-air refuelling helps US Air Force Special Operations aircraft get home safely

During December 2013 three US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) CV-22s tiltrotor aircraft attempted to evacuate a UN compound in South Sudan. Upon arrival, the aircraft were attacked by hostile ground forces, resulting in significant battle damage causing multiple system failures, including the fuel system aboard all three aircraft. To make it safely back … Czytaj dalej