First-rate hot-pit refueling helps Lakenheath stay Forward, Ready, Now
An Airman from the 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tactical aircraft maintenance crew chief refuels an F-15E Strike Eagle during a hot-pit refueling, while other crew chiefs monitor the fuel tank at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Aug. 5, 2015. Hot-pit refueling are conducted while engines are still running, refueling one tank at a time. These types of refueling allow aircraft to return to flight faster. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber/Released)

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Photo by: Senior Airman Dawn M. WeberReleased |  VIRIN: 150805-F-DY094-860.JPG