Officer disclosure of how the J-8D reading for 2 meters with tanker
refueling machine echelon flew over Tiananmen
a tanker dragging two long “queue” flying at high altitude; two fighters promptly to build, move closer to … … in the military parade on National Day, this scene makes an unforgettable experience. The day before yesterday afternoon, the parade of wide air force officers and soldiers return to Guangdong, a unit refer to the airport, flying the national day performance air refueling project wide air division chief of staff Joe military unit introduced by the reading of the secrets of the tanker.
Reporter: This year’s National Day military parade, the division sent four aircraft: two reference, two alternates. Parade flight, you prepare several sets of programs?
Joe Army: four. But the weather was fine, we took off on time, through the table for the day Tiananmen China 11:12:12, by time of ten seconds, one second is not bad.
Day by reading, the aircraft altitude 550 meters speed of 500 km. The current face of the H-6 tanker refueling pipe sleeve when out from behind closely followed by two F 8-D oil-nose distance of two meters, 1.95 meters and 2.05 meters between the float.
generally divided into five steps to complete the air refueling, taking off after the first oil tanker with the machine by the convergence in the air, followed by formation flight, complete the docking, began filling the last two machines out of their flight. Parade day, and by oil tanker refueling machine and not just maintain the status of the two planes flew over the pre-docking Tiananmen.
Reporter: susceptible to interference at low altitude air, refueling machine how to maintain a 2 m distance between?
Joe Army: “In the tanker on a few selected reference point 6, after the tanker aircraft in the projected position of the best relationships, the officers and men to the corresponding mark on the line drawn in the refueling wing for pilots to determine when joining the formation and positioning. “
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