The fuselage and wings for the first 767-2C to be adapted into a KC-46A for the U.S. Air Force’s aerial refueling tanker program have been joined at Boeing’s Everett, Wash., facility. Final body join of the first aircraft, dubbed VH001, marks a significant milestone in the $4.4 billion KC-46 engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) program, which the Air Force awarded the company in February 2011. Under EMD, Boeing is assembling four prototype aircraft that will initially be used ...

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