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1951 Press Photo Twin booms from all-welded trailer fill the two fuselage tanks

AdID: 3068157

Availability: In stock

Part Number: mja04302

Height: 9.25

Width: 7

Source: Milwaukee Journal


This is an original press photo. Device speeds up jet plane refueling Einohoven, the Netherlands - Twin booms from an all-welded trailer fill the two fuselage tanks of this Meteor jet fighter plane in a demonstration of a new device that can refuel a jet plane in two and a half minutes. The equipment, consisting of the semi-trailer truck-tanker with swinging fuel lines and special nozzles, was designed and built in the Netherlands. It was introduced internationally at RAF maneuvers in England last spring tankers used. The "speed tanker" called the YF-101, can carry 2,650 gallons at 38 miles an hourPhoto measures 7 x 9.25inches. Photo is dated 08-28-1951.