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Boeing to Start KC-46A Refueling Boom Assembly

Boeing Tanker Remains on Schedule with Start of 2nd Refueling Boom Assembly¬†Modernized boom to be installed on test aircraft Boeing workers in Seattle took another step toward delivering next-generation aerial refueling capability to the U.S. Air Force today when they began assembling the second refueling boom for the KC-46A Tanker program. Based on the Boeing […]

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USAF Finalize KC-46A Tanker Aircraft Design

Boeing on track to deliver 18 combat-ready tankers by 2017 The U.S. Air Force and Boeing have validated the final design elements of the KC-46A Tanker and concluded that the proposed design embodies and can meet Air Force requirements, clearing the way for production and testing of the next-generation aerial refueling tanker. “I’m pleased to […]