refueling :

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ree fyooh uh ling

  • n  the activity of supplying or taking on fuel
  • v  provide with additional fuel, as of aircraft, ships, and cars
  • v  take on more fuel, as of a plane, ship, or car

  • On this day, Galatis wanted to know about a routine refueling operation at the Millstone Unit 1 nuclear plant in Waterford, Connecticut.
  • Last week a report leaked out regarding a monumental project: A non-stop around-the-world flight to be accomplished by refueling in the air.
  • For the return trip, however, the transports made a quick refueling stop in Kenya.
News & Articles

  • Air National Guard honors Arizona with plane
    The National Guard honored Arizona Friday at the 161st Air Refueling Wing dedication and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
    June 14, 2013 - KTAR 92.3 Phoenix
  • Man Somehow Survives Days Stuck In A Boat At The Bottom Of The Ocean
    What if one moment you were just cooking some meat pies on a boat, and the next you were stuck at the bottom of the cold, dark ocean, breathing from an air bubble while your friends were being eaten by fish? Yea, that would suck. 29-year-old Harrison Okene was a cook for the Jascon-4 tugboat crew in Nigeria. While out stabilizing a refueling oil tanker off the coast of Delta State, a large ocean ...
    June 14, 2013 - Jalopnik
  • Plans dropped for chopper refueling site in Pike County
    The owner of the former Tanglwood ski area in Pike County on Monday dropped a proposal to establish a temporary helicopter refueling site on the mountaintop property. Citing the concerns of nearby residents, businessman Michael Mancino notified Bloomin
    June 10, 2013 - The Scranton Times-Tribune

  • Stephen Hadley in Forbes
    The refueling, conducted more than five years ago, lasted just a short time. But it happened. That we found this mistake ourselves, and that we brought it to the attention of the British government, in no way changes or excuses the reality that we... Michael Hayden FOXNews,2933,331641,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNExYMZQjdwwe8ypwVRs4TbkLk0hXA Feb 21, 2008 81824 109689 refueling National security adviser Stephen Hadley, talking to reporters aboard Air Force One after Bush left, said that the president's get-together with Putin was a social meeting as we said it would be. This was a refueling stop."
  • John McCain in Newsweek
    McCain said last week his "paramount concern" was "that the Air Force buy the most capable aerial refueling tankers at the most reasonable cost."

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