NEW FEATURE: VOTE & EARN NEATOPOINTS!
Submit your own Neatorama post and vote for others' posts to earn NeatoPoints that you can redeem for T-shirts, hoodies and more over at the NeatoShop!


This Is a Plane Refueling a Helicopter That’s Carrying a Hummer

(Photos: USMC)

The United States Marine Corps has a long tradition of fighting anyone anywhere with limited logistical support. Marines improvise. This tradition of ingenuity is aptly demonstrated in a training exercise at an aviation base in Yuma, Arizona. In the above photo, a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy lift helicopter carries an entire HMMWV in slings. The Super Stallion is thirsty, so it takes a drink from the KC-130T Hercules tanker.

Think that’s impressive? Take a look at this:

That’s an MC-130 tanker simultaneously refueling 2 Super Stallions, each of which is carrying 2 Hummers.

You can read more about these feats at Jalopnik.


Login to comment.




Email This Post to a Friend
"This Is a Plane Refueling a Helicopter That’s Carrying a Hummer"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.

 

Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More