Hot Refuel

The 186th Air Refueling Wing recently performed a "hot refueling," this procedure is fairly new to the 186th ARW and consists of an aircrew and a ground crew. The term "hot refueling" stems from leaving one of the engines on during a refuel. This procedure is found to be more efficient according to Lt. Col. Brad Anthony, Chief of Aircrew Training with the 186th ARW stating that, " This process saves time by allowing us to get aircraft back in the air at a faster rate." Tech. Sgt. Jermarcus Thedford, Crew Chief with the 186th ARW, led the hot refuel and emphasized the importance of possessing the proper skill level to ensure mission efficiency

PHOTO BY: TSgt Justin Brown
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