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Hot-pit refueling with 67th AMU and 18th LRS

  • Published
  • By Airman 1st Class Melany Bermudez
  • 18th Wing PA

Hot-pit refueling uses a single-point refuel pump, allowing an aircraft to be refueled immediately after landing, with the engine running. Through innovative concepts such as hot-pitting, Kadena Airmen are further strengthening the Pacific Air Forces’ ability to generate and sustain combat airpower across the Pacific.