33rd AMXS Airman conducts hot pit refueling on F-35

Senior Airman Max Todd, 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a hot pit refuel on an F-35A Lightning II at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., May 13, 2016. This type of aircraft refueling is done while the engine is running to get jets back in the air more quickly and is a common practice during wartime. Crew chiefs from the 33rd Fighter Wing perform this type of refueling at least once a week to keep maintenance Airmen up-to-date on training and qualifications. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Andrea Posey
VIRIN: 160513-F-MT297-155.JPG
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