U.S. Air Force F-16 Thunderbirds Refueling

Group of US Air Force F-16 Thunderbirds get refueled over New Mexico, Florida and Louisiana by a KC-135. Thunderbirds are assigned to the 57th Wing, and are based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Created in 1953, the USAF Thunderbirds are the third oldest formal flying aerobatic team (under the same name) in the world, after the United States Navy Blue Angels formed in 1946 and the prestigious French Air Force Patrouille de France formed in 1931.