All photos were shot by me.
KC-135R #62-3554 at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, onloading aeromedical patients, 2009.
Crew chiefs installing engine covers as the sun sets at McConnell AFB, 2009. USAF photo.
KC-135A #55-3118, the first KC-135 built, on static display at McConnell AFB, 2013.
View out of the KC-135 boom pod with the air refueling boom deployed, 2013.
Looking up at the boom, ready to make contact.
Falcon under the hood in the cockpit. There’s a story behind this photo, which I will elaborate on in the future.
KC-135R getting parked.
Two KC-135Rs in formation on departure climbout. KC-135R with the boom down.
View from the other side.
KC-135Rs refueling each other.
KC-135 on a dark ramp with all the lights turned on.
After landing at Hickam AFB on the AMC ramp, 2010.