There is a very Star Wars-ish 'Rebel Alliance' vs the 'Galactic Empire' juxtaposition going on between the two types of aircraft and the environments in which they are being refueled in the video below.

The beat up Bone looks like a battle tarnished Millennium Falcon that could be flying over the desert planet of Tatooine, while the Raptor may as well be a Tie Interceptor gassing up in low orbit over the densely urbanized planet of Coruscant. This is just one more brick in the metaphorical wall for my thesis that the world looks more and more like a comic book or cheesy sci-fi adventure film by the day.

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