elmendorf afb

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A CC-150 Polaris Airbus from 437 Squadron in Trenton provides air-to-air refueling to CF-18 Hornet fighter aircraft from 409 Squadron on their transit from Cold Lake, Alberta, to Elmendorf, Alaska, in preparation for Exercise Vigilant Eagle 13.

(Canadian Air Force photo by Cpl. Vicky Lefrancois, 25 AUG 2013.)

[Yes, this is a real photo and not some artist’s rendering CGI. Looks suspiciously fake upon first glance. Impressive photography. -R]