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  • noun Plural form of refueling.

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Examples

  • Tanker crews had to supply more than a half-million gallons of fuel every day in dangerous midair refuelings.

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  • The aircraft commander headed for an emergency landing at Da Nang, then decided that, with several refuelings, they could make it back to their base at U Tapao, in

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  • Often there were mishaps: emergency refuelings and defuelings, leaks, hours sitting on the tarmac only to be instructed to get off the plane.

    A Fear of Flying of My Very Own

  • They had arrived at the Prince Sultan Air Base the previous evening after traveling nonstop from North Carolina with several in-flight refuelings.

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  • The entire non-stop mission, which took 13 aerial refuelings, was the equivalent of flying from New York to Los Angeles and back.

    A Secret Afghanistan Mission Prepares for War with Iran

  • They had arrived at the Prince Sultan Air Base the previous evening after traveling nonstop from North Carolina with several in-flight refuelings.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • The mission was so secret, furthermore, it was not listed on the daily Air Tasking Order, the daily schedule distributed throughout the U.S. military, further complicating aerial refuelings and overflights.

    A Secret Afghanistan Mission Prepares for War with Iran

  • They had arrived at the Prince Sultan Air Base the previous evening after traveling nonstop from North Carolina with several in-flight refuelings.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • These were continuous flights, with two aerial refuelings before the planes even entered the war zone.

    The Plane That Would Bomb Iran

  • These were continuous flights, with two aerial refuelings before the planes even entered the war zone.

    The Plane That Would Bomb Iran

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