F-14 and F-18 aerial refueling

Aerial refueling, also referred to as air refueling, in-flight refueling (IFR), air-to-air refueling (AAR), and tanking, is the process of transferring fuel from one aircraft (the tanker) to another (the receiver) during flight.

 An F-14 "Tomcat"  and an F/A-18 "Hornet" aircraft assigned to the aircraft carrier