Boeing is looking ahead to a 2013 critical design review of USAF's KC-46A refueler after wrapping up a month-long preliminary design review (PDR) in April. The PDR validated that Boeing's design for the KC-46A “meets system requirements [and] establishes the basis for proceeding with the detailed design,” according to an Air Force statement. Maj. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, program executive officer overseeing the development, says he is “pleased with the path the program is on.” Though the ...

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