Lockheed F-104 Starfighter Family; Boeing KC-135 Family; Miscellaneous, Operations, Aerial Refueling; Wars and Conflicts, Vietnam War, General. photograph


Collection Item Summary:

View, taken from inside the tanker, of a Lockheed F-104 Starfighter refueling through the boom of a Boeing KC-135, likely taken near Laos, circa 1967.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
  • Airplanes
  • Airplanes--Fuel

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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John E. Considine


Circa 1967

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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