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Can airliner aircraft do aerial refueling?
04-13-2011, 05:00 PM
Post: #11
Take a look in 747 SRM... it does show "provision for aerial refueling door"... but guess which 747 opted for that?
04-13-2011, 06:14 PM
Post: #12
You must remember, SRM is generic not specific for any specific customer versions and customizations, hence the inclusion of such a door for the inflight refuelling provisions. :><:

Real planes have propellers!
04-27-2011, 09:14 PM
Post: #13
AirForce One?!?!?!.. are you kiddingg.... :=\:
04-27-2011, 11:13 PM
Post: #14
torx Wrote:ratchet,
the reason why the millitary is doing it is obvious.
Now think, why would a commercial airliner want to do it?
If you can fly non-stop using a B747-400 from KL to London,with ample fuel to another diversion airport, is there a need for mid-air refuelling?

Why would anybody (FOR THE LOVE OF GOD) like to stay in the air cooped / confine for soooooo loooong realy beats me!!!
04-27-2011, 11:27 PM
Post: #15
or.. there's always a fire risks during refuelling(static build up, lightning strikes, etc..). why would you want to do that with 300+ pax onboard??? :><.:

Real planes have propellers!
04-28-2011, 09:20 PM
Post: #16
Because Its fun la bro.. :^^:
04-28-2011, 10:20 PM
Post: #17
I will disregard that statement. :<.<:

Real planes have propellers!

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