KC-46

A Japanese KC-46 tanker becomes the first Pegasus for an international customer to complete successful first flight

A Japanese KC-46 tanker becomes the first Pegasus for an international customer to complete successful first flight

Japan is the KC-46 program’s first international customer and is scheduled to receive its first jet this year. The first… Read More

3 years ago

USAF awards Boeing $2.1 Billion for the Next KC-46 Production Lot. The company is now on contract for 94 Pegasus tankers.

Boeing is assembling KC-46A aircraft at its Everett, Washington, facility, where it also continues production of the KC-46 tanker for… Read More

3 years ago

[Video] Boeing rolls out Japan’s first KC-46 Tanker

Deliveries to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force will begin in 2021. On Sep. 17, 2020 the first KC-46 Pegasus aerial… Read More

4 years ago

Boeing and Lockheed Martin to continue Production of US Military Aircraft despite COVID 19 Pandemic

Production on major acquisition systems like the KC-46 tanker and F-35 strike fighter will continue. Both Boeing and Lockheed Martin… Read More

4 years ago

“USAF Won’t Use KC-46 unless absolutely necessary,” Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Goldfein Says

Goldfein still isn’t comfortable enough with KC-46 Pegasus tanker to let it fly regular missions. Instead, the Air Force will… Read More

4 years ago

McConnell AFB Aircrew Completes First Around-the-World Flight for KC-46A Pegasus

The first global circumnavigation for the KC-46A Pegasus provided extensive training opportunities for maintainers and aircrew at multiple locations on… Read More

5 years ago

USAF Awards Boeing $55 Million Contract to fix Too Stiff KC-46 Refueling Boom

The Government Accountability Office said in a June report that it could take years to fix the tanker's refueling boom, which… Read More

5 years ago

USAF stops KC-46A acceptance again due to debris found inside aircraft

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) again stopped accepting new KC-46A Pegasus tankers from Boeing after more debris was found hidden… Read More

5 years ago

Airbus, Lockheed Martin team up and offer A330 MRTT to U.S. government

“The U.S. Air Force deserves the best aerial-refueling technology and performance available under the sun and this great industry team,… Read More

6 years ago

KC-46A Pegasus completes receiver certification testing for F-15E

The receiver certification involving the F-15 is in preparation for the start of KC-46A Pegasus Initial Operational Test and Evaluation… Read More

6 years ago

Boeing’s KC-46A program completes receiver certification testing for B-52, F/A-18

Trials to refuel the F-15 will soon commence Boeing’s KC-46A aerial refueling tanker has been cleared to refuel the B-52… Read More

6 years ago

First USAF KC-46 tanker to arrive at McConnell AFB on Nov. 16

But Boeing can't confirm an exact delivery date for the KC-46 A new date has been set for the delivery… Read More

6 years ago

Boeing to miss the delivery of first KC-46 Pegasus tanker to USAF on Oct. 27

USAF Secretary Heather Wilson says the late certification by the Federal Aviation Administration was the direct cause for KC-46 latest… Read More

6 years ago

USAF orders 18 more KC-46A Pegasus tankers

This brings the total number of KC-46A aircraft ordered so far to 52 Boeing has secured another contract to deliver… Read More

6 years ago

Boeing cleared to deliver first KC-46A to USAF

The KC-46A completed tests required for first aircraft delivery planned in late October: the tanker is now cleared to refuel… Read More

6 years ago

FIRST KC-46 TO KC-46 REFUELING COMPLETED

The milestone flight helps pave the way for KC-46 next phases of certification and specification compliance testing The KC-46 aerial… Read More

7 years ago

KC-46 PEGASUS UNDERGOES AVIONIC TESTS IN ANECHOIC CHAMBER

The tests are to confirm that the KC-46 systems do not suffer performance degradation that would prevent mission completion when… Read More

7 years ago