KC-X

First successful refueling from the KC-46’s hose and drogue system

Posted in Air Force, Industry, KC-X on February 13th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A F/A-18 successfully took fuel from the KC-46’s hose and drogue system on Feb. 10.

KC-46A Hornet
Photo credit: John Parker, Boeing

Obama administration clears the sale of KC-46 to Israel

Posted in Air Force, Industry, KC-X on February 10th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Israeli news portal Walla says the U.S. government has cleared the sale of Boeing’s KC-46 aerial refueling tanker to Israel via the security assistance package.

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Photo: Paul Weatherman/Boeing
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Watch the KC-46’s first aerial refueling

Posted in Air Force, Industry, KC-X on January 31st, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

KC-46 successfully passed fuel to F-16

Posted in Air Force, Industry, KC-X on January 25th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Another milestone for the Boeing KC-46 project as EMD-2 successfully carried out a mid-air refueling for the first time on Jan. 24.

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Photo: Paul Weatherman/Boeing
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KC-46A preferred, reasonable alternatives

Posted in Air Force, Industry, KC-X on October 30th, 2015 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base has been chosen as the preferred alternative for the first Reserve-led KC-46A main operating base.

A KC-46 Pegasus took to the skies for its first flight at Paine Field in Everett (1)
By U.S. Air Force photo/Jet Fabara [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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