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A close up view of a US Air Force B-2 Spirit Bomber from 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman AFB, MO being refueled by the boom and refueling arm of a KC-10 Extender aircraft. The image was taken from the Boom Operators position

Patent Drawing for M. Boom's Music Box

Ashur Boom, Big Eddy, Kentucky River

Favorable to Grover's Boom

Taft Boom

Taft Boom - "Great Scottski! How You Have Shrunkoff!" - "You're More Than Welcome"

Photograph of Large Boom of Saw Logs

Photograph of Log Boom Containing 80,000 Pieces

Photograph of Boom Containing 80,000 Logs

#5901 60' Boom from #4 Brown Hoist Crane Failure

Oglala Dam (Boom of Shovel)

The Lowden Boom Smokes Up in Washington

Photograph of Boom of Pulpwood on Mississippi River Near Grand Rapids, Minnesota

GENERAL ELECTRIC GE AND BB&N TEST CONFIGURATION INST SCOOP AND MICROPHONE BOOM ARRAY

GENERAL ELECTRIC GE AND BB&N TEST CONFIGURATION INST SCOOP AND MICROPHONE BOOM ARRAY

GENERAL ELECTRIC GE AND BB&N TEST CONFIGURATION INST SCOOP AND MICROPHONE BOOM ARRAY

F-106 B AIRPLANE TAIL BOOM

F-106 B AIRPLANE TAIL BOOM

F-106 B AIRPLANE TAIL BOOM

HARDWARE SETUP IN 9X15 FOOT WIND TUNNEL AND OF MICROPHONIC BOOM

HARDWARE SETUP IN 9X15 FOOT WIND TUNNEL AND OF MICROPHONIC BOOM

SCOOP INLET WITH SWORD AND LATERAL MICROPHONE BOOM CONFIGURATION

BOOM AND PROBE ACTUATION

BOOM AND PROBE ACTUATION

BOOM AND PROBE ACTUATION

ACOUSTIC CALIBRATION TRAVERSING MICROPHONE SETUP ON EXHAUSTR RIG MICROPHONE BOOM - TEST I-B3

BOOM AND PROBE ACTUATION

BOOM AND PROBE ACTUATION

SCOOP INLET WITH SWORD AND LATERAL MICROPHONE BOOM CONFIGURATION

ACOUSTIC CALIBRATION TRAVERSING MICROPHONE SETUP ON EXHAUSTR RIG MICROPHONE BOOM - TEST I-B3

ACOUSTIC CALIBRATION TRAVERSING MICROPHONE SETUP ON EXHAUSTR RIG MICROPHONE BOOM - TEST I-B3

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom lowered, as an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft comes up line for refueling

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom connects and refuels an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom is lowered to refuel an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft, that is coming up to meet the boom

A technician sits in a mockup of the refueling boom control position of a KC-10 Extender aircraft during an air conditioning inlet air flow test

An M48 tank shortly before being struck by an AGM-65 missile. A camera is attached to a boom in the background

An air-to-air view of the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom between an F-4 Phantom II aircraft and a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft

An air-to-air view of the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom nozzle on a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft

An air-to-air left side view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft with the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom extended

An air-to-air top view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The view was taken from the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom section of the KC-135A

An air-to-air left side view of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The advanced aerial refueling boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air left side view of an RF-4C Phantom II aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The advanced aerial refueling boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air right side view of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air right side view of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air left side view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air rear view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft with the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom extended

An air-to-air view of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. A view is taken from the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom section of the KC-135A

An air-to-air left side view of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air underside view of the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom extended from a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft for attachment to an F-4 Phantom II aircraft

A view of the refueling boom drogue of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 307th Air Refueling Squadron

A ground crewman checks the refueling boom drogue of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft prior to a refueling mission. The aircraft is assigned to the 307th Air Refueling Squadron

A close-up view of the refueling boom and drogue of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 307th Air Refueling Squadron

KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator, MSGT Mike Carrol of the 170th Air Refueling Group, New Jersey National Guard, is in position to lower a boom for a refueling mission

HISS SPRAY BOOM AND INSTRUMENT RIG

HISS SPRAY BOOM AND INSTRUMENT RIG

F-100 DISTORTION SCREENS AND NOSE BOOM

F-100 DISTORTION SCREENS AND NOSE BOOM

F-100 ENGINE NOSE BOOM PROBE

F-100 DISTORTION SCREENS AND NOSE BOOM

F-100 ENGINE NOSE BOOM PROBE

F-100 DISTORTION SCREENS AND NOSE BOOM

HISS SPRAY BOOM AND INSTRUMENT RIG

A photographer watches from the back seat of a 199th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Hawaii Air National Guard, F-4 Phantom II aircraft as it approaches the refueling boom of a 161st Air Refueling Group KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft

An Air National Guard boom operator aboard a 161st Air Refueling Group KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft computes the amount of fuel necessary for an aerial refueling mission

An air-to-air close-up view from the boom operator's window of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft refueling

An air-to-air close-up view of the pilot of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft looking up at a tanker aircraft during refueling as seen from the tanker's boom operator position

The nose of an in-flight A-10 as the aircraft is refueled through the boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during testing. The photograph was taken from the KC-135's boom section

An overhead front view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft in flight during an engine icing test. The photograph was taken from the boom section of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft

Front view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft being refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft in flight, as seen from the boom operator's section. The Stratofortress is carrying AGM-109 Tomahawk air-launched cruise missiles

A view from the boom operator's position of a B-1 aircraft, in its new camouflaged paint scheme, being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft

A close-up view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft with a lowered refueling boom, as seen from a C-5A Galaxy aircraft, prior to being hooked up with the Galaxy

A close-up view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft with a lowered refueling boom, as seen from a C-5A Galaxy aircraft, prior to being hooked up with the Galaxy

A close-up view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft's high-speed refueling boom during the rollout ceremony

A refueling boom operator checks a sextant for accuracy during preflight mission

A refueling boom operator, checking her console, aims the refueling boom at an approaching aircraft

A refueling boom is being installed on a newly-built KC-10 Extender aircraft in the McDonnell Douglas Corporation

The boom operator keeps an eye on the boom of this KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, from the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, as a California Air National Guard F-106A Delta Dart aircraft prepares to refuel

A 9th Military Airlift Squadron pilot, flying a C-5A Galaxy aircraft, approaches a lowered KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling boom during exercise PROUD PHANTOM

9th Military Airlift Squadron pilots, flying a C-5A Galaxy aircraft, approach a lowered refueling boom during exercise PROUD PHANTOM

In-flight view of an E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft, seen from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft boom operator's section, heading toward the tanker to be refueled. The Airborne Warning and Control System is from the 961st Airborne Warning and Control Support Squadron, involved in Exercise Pacific Consort

In-flight view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, seen from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft boom operator's section, heading toward the tanker to be refueled. The Eagle, carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile, is from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, involved in exercise Pacific Consort

A view from the refueling boom control station aboard a 452nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker as a C-141B Starlifter aircraft approaches to be refuels in flight over Altus Air Force Base. Both aircraft are manned by Air Force Reserve crews

A view from the refueling boom station of a 306th Strategic Refueling Wing KC-135 aircraft as a 10th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing RF-4C Phantom II aircraft approaches for refueling

A view from the refueling boom control station aboard a 452nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker as a C-141B Starlifter aircraft approaches to be refueled in flight over Altus Air Force Base. Both aircraft are manned by Air Force Reserve crews

A view from the refueling boom control station aboard a 452nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker as a C-141B Starlifter aircraft refuels in flight over Altus Air Force Base. Both aircraft are manned by Air Force Reserve crews

A KC-10 Extender aircraft refueling boom operator practices with a refueling training simulator

Front view of an F-14 Tomcat aircraft being refueled by a tanker aircraft in flight, as seen from the boom operator's section

A close-up air-to-air view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft refueling boom

The boom operator aboard a KC-10A Extender aircraft

An air-to-air top view of a C-141B Starlifter aircraft, from the boom operator's section of a KC-10A Extender aircraft, after release from the tanker aircraft over mountains

A left rear view of a parked KC-10A Extender aircraft. Civilian and Air Force personnel prepare to test the refueling boom

A left side view of a B-1 bomber aircraft as it nears the refueling boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft in flight during testing and evaluation. The KC-135 is assigned to the 141st Air Refueling Wing, Washington Air National Guard

STS100-719-014 - STS-100 - View of the newly installed SSRMS boom taken during the STS-100 mission

STS100-719-021 - STS-100 - View of the newly installed SSRMS boom taken during the STS-100 mission

STS100-719-013 - STS-100 - View of the newly installed SSRMS boom taken during the STS-100 mission

STS100-719-019 - STS-100 - View of the newly installed SSRMS boom taken during the STS-100 mission

STS100-719-008 - STS-100 - View of the newly installed SSRMS boom taken during the STS-100 mission

STS100-719-017 - STS-100 - View of the newly installed SSRMS boom taken during the STS-100 mission

STS100-393-017 - STS-100 - View of the SGTRC on the SGANT antenna boom of the Z1 Truss taken during STS-100

STS100-719-018 - STS-100 - View of the newly installed SSRMS boom taken during the STS-100 mission