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reply to post by boomer135
Are able to allude to weather you have ever had to refuel something that used JP-7 in your career? K
You mean besides the SR-71? Yeah...)
.......but there has been something flying that took JP-8 other than the SR-71 that required the T models.
I don't know why they would have decommissioned the SR-71 if they didn't already have a replacement. I bet this has been flying since then. 2018 my a**. Why would they tell us about it if it was the new hotness? Most likely old news. Wasn't the F-117 flying forever before they let us know about it?
reply to post by Aloysius the Gaul
I realize that, my main point was that they used their special capabilities to re-fuel something out at Edwards back then.
Aloysius the Gaul
reply to post by Sammamishman
As is pointed out a few posts after that - "ordinary jets" can use JP-7 too.
Have Blue first flew in late 1977. F-117 operational in the early 80s. Went public in 1988. Retired 2008.