Boeing Kc 46 Achieves First Refueling Milestone

The KC-46 Tanker Just Reached a Huge Milestone - Watch US

Boeing’s next-generation refueling tanker, the KC-46, aced the final civilian test it needed for delivery to the US Air Force, putting it one step closer to first delivery

US Air Force Accepts First Boeing KC-46A Pegasus Tanker

The KC-46, derived from Boeing’s commercial 767 airframe, is built in Boeing’s Everett, Wash, facility “The KC-46A is a proven, safe, multi-mission aircraft that will transform aerial refueling and mobility operations for decades to come

Boeing’s (BA) KC-46 Refueling Tanker May Miss a Milestone

23012019 · Boeing Co’s first aerial refueling tanker in a $44 billion program is scheduled to land Friday at an Air Force base in Kansas for a celebration tempered by …

Boeing: KC-46A Pegasus

Boeing's KC-46A Pegasus tanker is currently in development for the United States Air Force, and is based on the Boeing 767 View photos, technical specifications, milestones and more

Boeing’s KC-46 Tanker Completes First Refueling Flight

WASHINGTON — Boeing's KC-46 tanker marked a key milestone Sunday by successfully completing its first aerial refueling test

Boeing's KC-46A tanker achieves another milestone | Cargo

A KC-46A refuels an F-16C during the first refueling test flight This week, Boeing announced it had added a sixth aircraft to its KC-46A aerial refueling tanker test program The newest addition to the test fleet will be used to evaluate the tanker’s resistance to electromagnetic fields

Air Force receives first Boeing KC-46 tankers - cnbc

The US Air Force has received its first two KC-46 Boeing aerial refueling tankers The delivery marks a major milestone for the program, which is two years behind schedule and more than $3

Boeing KC-46 achieves inflight refuel - aerotimeaero

Boeing recently achieved a major certification milestone following a successful refueling flight between two KC-46 tankers The company's tanker program has now completed its required Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) fuel on-load testing

Boeing KC-46 Pegasus - Wikipedia

The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is a military aerial refueling and strategic military transport aircraft developed by Boeing from its 767 jet airliner In February 2011, the tanker was selected by the United States Air Force (USAF) as the winner in the KC-X tanker competition to replace older KC-135 Stratotankers

Boeing, US Air Force Aircrews Make History with First KC

Boeing’s KC-46A Pegasus tanker completed its first in-flight refueling on January 24, when it transferred fuel to an F-16 aircraft, marking a key program milestone and paving the way for a US Air Force production decision in the coming months

Boeing's KC-46A tanker achieves another milestone | Cargo

The most recent addition to the test fleet was the second unit of a US $21 billion order for two “low-rate initial production” lots of seven, and twelve airframes With deliveries to the Air Force expected to begin later this year, Boeing plans to build a total of 179 KC-46 tankers, based on the 767-200 platform

Boeing KC-46 achieves inflight refuel - aerotimeaero

Boeing recently achieved a major certification milestone following a successful refueling flight between two KC-46 tankers The company's tanker program has now completed its required Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) fuel on-load testing

The KC-46 Tanker Just Reached a Huge Milestone - Watch US

Boeing’s next-generation refueling tanker, the KC-46, aced the final civilian test it needed for delivery to the US Air Force, putting it one step closer to first delivery

Boeing KC-46 Tanker’s First Aerial Refueling - YouTube

27012016 · The Boeing multi-purpose tanker, the KC-46A Pegasus, performed its first ever aerial refueling January 24th, 2016 on a US Air Force F-16 fighter

Boeing KC-46 Tanker Completes First Air Refueling

The first fuel transfer from a Boeing KC-46A tanker to a receiver aircraft was completed on Jan 24, marking a key step towards fulfilling requirements for the US Air Force’s Milestone C decision covering low rate initial production of the first batch of tankers

Boeing hits new milestone with KC-46 air refueling tanker

11102017 · Boeing said Wednesday that a US Air Force test team recently refueled one of the jet maker's KC-46 aerial refueling tankers using a second KC-46 tanker for the first time

Boeing & USAF complete first KC-46 to KC-46 refueling test

Boeing & USAF complete first KC-46 to KC-46 refueling test A Boeing-US Air Force test team recently refueled a KC-46A tanker from another KC-46A tanker for the first time, the US aircraft maker announced on Oct 11, 2017

Boeing KC-46 Tanker Program Completes FAA Certification

EVERETT, Wash, Sept 4, 2018 – The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] KC-46 tanker program a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), verifying that its refueling and mission avionics systems meet FAA requirements The milestone marks completion of KC-46 …

FIRST KC-46 TO KC-46 REFUELING COMPLETED - The Aviation

The KC-46 aerial tanker program has achieved another milestone with the two tankers refueling each other during a four-hour flight Boeing said in its press release that the maximum fuel offload rate of 1,200 gallons per minute was attained during the testing and a total of 38,100 pounds of fuel were exchanged

Boeing KC-46A Moves Closer to Certification and Delivery

Boeing expects to deliver the first KC-46A to the US Air Force in October The aircraft has completed more than 3,300 flight testing hours and has cost the OEM billions to develop and certify

FIRST KC-46 TO KC-46 REFUELING COMPLETED - The Aviation

The KC-46 aerial tanker program has achieved another milestone with the two tankers refueling each other during a four-hour flight Boeing said in its press release that the maximum fuel offload rate of 1,200 gallons per minute was attained during the testing and a total of 38,100 pounds of fuel were exchanged

Boeing KC-46A tanker reaches another milestone ahead of

Boeing and US Air Force teams recently achieved a major KC-46 tanker program milestone, completing all flight testing required for first delivery This past week, the KC-46 team concluded both its Military Type Certification testing and receiver certification testing with KC-135, F-16 and C-17 aircraft

Boeing and US Air Force Adjust KC-46 Tanker Schedule

The Air Force also released an updated projection from Boeing for initial KC-46 deliveries and the expected timing for delivery of the first 18 certified tanker aircraft, a milestone …

First two of Boeing's KC-46 aerial tankers to debut in

2 days ago · Despite a half-century of experience with aerial refueling, Boeing's plan to create the KC-46 — the militarized version of its 767 jetliner — hasn't gone smoothly The company has absorbed

Boeing KC-46 – Wikipedia

Die Boeing KC-46 Pegasus ist ein in der Entwicklung befindliches Tankflugzeug für die US Air Force, das auf Basis der Boeing 767-2C die veralteten KC-135-Maschinen ersetzen soll

Air Force accepts first long-delayed Boeing KC-46 tanker

The US Air Force has accepted the long-delayed first delivery of the KC-46 tanker jet made by Boeing, an Air Force spokeswoman said on Thursday

Boeing KC-46 achieves inflight refuel - aerotimeaero

Boeing recently achieved a major certification milestone following a successful refueling flight between two KC-46 tankers The company's tanker program has now completed its required Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) fuel on-load testing

Boeing KC-46A Moves Closer to Certification and Delivery

Boeing expects to deliver the first KC-46A to the US Air Force in October The aircraft has completed more than 3,300 flight testing hours and has cost the OEM billions to develop and certify

US Air Force accepts first Boeing KC-46A tanker aircraft

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10 (Xinhua) -- The US Air Force has accepted the first Boeing KC--46A aerial refueling tanker aircraft and the "milestone delivery" to the McConnell Air Force Base in the Midwestern state of Kansas will be made in a few weeks, US aircraft manufacturer Boeing Company said Thursday

US Air Force accepts first long-delayed KC-46 tanker jet

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US Air Force has accepted the long-delayed first delivery of the KC-46 tanker jet made by Boeing, an Air Force spokeswoman said on Thursday