Originally Posted By navvet89:
I've seen an oiler come alongside for an UNREP riding low in the water and go away empty, cap'n said it was about a 1 million gallons we took on at that time and I doubt we were anywhere near "running low". We were just doing regular flight ops in the IO.
JP5, like other fluids, is kept is multiple compartments.
I used to run around with the Kitty Hawk. We would send over three rigs at a time and pump 15,000 barrels of DFM and 10,000 barrels of JP-5 every 3 to 4 days when they were busy.