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

Trials to refuel the F-15 will soon commenceBoeing’s KC-46A aerial refueling tanker has been cleared to refuel the B-52 bomber and F/A-18.Trials to refuel...

Commander of Air Combat Command to consider letting Air Mobility pilots...

But since transitioning a pilot from flying mobility aircraft to fighters or bombers would require about the same time for newly trained pilots to...

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

But Boeing can't confirm an exact delivery date for the KC-46A new date has been set for the delivery of the first Boeing KC-46A...

Boeing to miss the delivery of first KC-46 Pegasus tanker to...

USAF Secretary Heather Wilson says the late certification by the Federal Aviation Administration was the direct cause for KC-46 latest delayBloomberg has revealed that...

USAF is in need of 74 additional combat squadrons

Five more bomber squadrons are needed, there are now nine. The USAF also needs to add 14 refueling tanker squadrons to the 40 it...

USAF orders 18 more KC-46A Pegasus tankers

This brings the total number of KC-46A aircraft ordered so far to 52Boeing has secured another contract to deliver 18 KC-46A aerial tankers to...

Check out this new video of Boeing MQ-25

MQ-25 will improve the performance, efficiency, and safety of the carrier air wing and provide longer range and greater persistence tanking capability to execute...

Boeing expected to block IAI’s bid to convert 767 into aerial...

IAI has secured deals to sell its 767 tanker to Brazil and Colombia and is a threat to Boeing as it is able to...

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 the F-16 and C-17...

USAF to receive first KC-46A Pegasus tanker in October

All 18 KC-46A aircraft will be handed over to the USAF by April next yearUnder Secretary of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Matthew Donovan...

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