Comin' in hot: f-16 Fighting Falcons receive "hot pit" refueling

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Braxton Quinlan, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distributor operator, carries a fuel hose after fueling an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, March 28, 2017. “Hot pits” are a more efficient refueling method because the aircraft is refueled with its engines on, making the refill approximately 30% faster. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Preston Cherry)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Preston L. Cherry
VIRIN: 170328-F-EQ149-0123.JPG
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