For the first time, the U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 transferred fuel through all four refueling points during a single flight test. During the multi-point air refueling flight, the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus transferred over 4,000 lb. of fuel to F-18 aircraft using both the left and right Wing Aerial Refueling Pods, transferred an additional 5,000 lb. to an F-18 via the Centerline Drogue System, and transferred over 5,000 lb. to a Lockheed Martin F-16 using the refueling boom, Air Force ...

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