RED STAR ON REFUELING AIRCRAFT IN THE AIR,
RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF
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The first part of the article discusses the advantages -increased flight range and maneuverability -- to be gained by single and multiple inflight refueling of high speed bombers and fighters. The second part of the article describes the two principal existing methods of aerial refueling -- the flying boom and the probe-anddrogue systems -- and discusses their relative advantages and disadvantages and the problems generally associated with serial refueling.