Video by Staff Sgt. James Bentley, Ken Johnson
Eight Ship Formation
117th Air Refueling Wing
Sept. 4, 2019 | 3:02
The 117th Air Refueling Wing performs its first ever Eight Ship Formation. 8 KC-135 Stratotankers takeoff from the same runway within approximately 3 minutes and 30 seconds. Leadership and airmen talk about their experience.

Master Sgt. Christopher Leopard, Crew Chief, 117 ARW
Capt. Bailey Hindman, Pilot, 117 ARW
Capt. Joshua Whiteheart, Instructor Pilot, 117 ARW
Col. Scott Grant, Commander, 117 ARW

VI Professionals:
Staff Sgt. Jim Bentley
Ken Johnson
Airman 1st Class Nicholas Faddis
117 ARW/PA