05 Oct '14, 1am


“Marines to Test MV-22 Air-to-Air Refueling this Summer” http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/05/01/marines-to-test-mv-22-air-to-air-refueling-this-summer “The MV-22 Osprey…… will start testing air-to-air refueling this summer, Marine Corps officials tell U.S. News. Manufacturer Boeing already has a kit that would allow crews to roll fuel tanks onto the Osprey's cargo hold and dangle a hose to refuel other planes mid-air.” 海军陆战队的官员告诉US News,MV-22将于今夏开始空中加油的测试;制造商波音公司已经开发了一套设备,乘员可以将燃油箱装进鱼鹰的货仓内,然后伸出一条软管在空中为其他飞机加油。 “This gives "numerous options" for the Marine Corps aviation to refuel its airplanes, such as the F-35 attack jet, says Col. Kevin Killea, who oversees Marine Corps aviation requirements. The stealthy, long-range fighter jet known as the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter would have the benefit of refueling from an MV-22, which would be "autonomous to the ...

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