- British forces have also participated in reconnaissance and air-to-air refueling flights.
- That could include fighter patrols and surveillance or refueling flights, but not bombing raids.
- The 923d was converted to provisional status as the "'923d Expeditionary Air Refueling Flight "'and assigned to Air Mobility Command to activate or inactivate as needed.
- In 2004, the squadron was redesignated the "'923d Expeditionary Air Refueling Flight "'and assigned to Air Mobility Command as a provisional unit to activate or inactivate as needed.
- British forces joined the U . S .-led coalition shortly after the Sept . 11 terrorist attacks on the United States and have already participated in reconnaissance and air-to-air refueling flights.
- He later became a Flight Engineer on Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter aircraft in the 136th ARW in the Texas Air National Guard, including air refueling flights around the USA and overseas in Germany.
- He said having both units will make the station " more robust, " and critics added that having the extra propulsion unit aboard would make the orbital outpost less dependent on future planned Russian refueling flights.
- Their feat, while not a circumnavigation of the globe, lasted a bit longer than that of Americans Dick Rutan and Jeanna Yeager, who completed an around-the-world, nonstop, no-refueling flight in 1986 in an experimental plane called Voyager.
- Coalition air missions : 11 countries _ Australia, Belgium, Britain, Canada, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands and Norway _ have flown over 5, 000 flights, including 1, 100 refueling flights, 1, 100 fighter missions, and 900 reconnaissance or surveillance flights.