Aerial Refueling Training Exercise

04/15/2014: A KC-130J Hercules aircraft assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 252 is flown over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of N.C., April 14, 2014.

VMGR-252 flew day and night refueling exercises with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 264 and 266.

 

Credit:2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Combat Camera :4/14/14

  • The first five photos look at the exercise from the point of view of the KC-130J; the final three from the standpoint of the Osprey. 
  • The sixth photo U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Christopher S. Odom, a pilot with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266, closes with a KC-130J Hercules aircraft assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 252, over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of N.C., April 14, 2014. Odom refeuled an MV-22 Osprey aircraft from the KC-130J.
  • The seventh photo shows the infrared display in the Osprey designed to close with a KC-130J Hercules aircraft for refueling.

 

 

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