As the Pentagon and Boeing begin to finally talk about the new KC-46A contract, one question is: where did the winglets go? Until this week, Boeing widely distributed artist concepts of its NewGen Tanker, based on the 767, with prominent winglets, sparking discussion among onlookers about why they were needed and how much integration would cost. One characteristic of the KC-46A in newly released images, however, is the conspicuous absence of the winglets. So, about six weeks after ...


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