Boeing Clears KC-46 To Refuel Some Navy Aircraft

A KC-46 refuels another KC-46 during a flight in early 2021.
Credit: USAF
The U.S. Air Force has cleared the Boeing KC-46A to refuel any probe-equipped aircraft from the centerline drogue system on any operational mission, but tight restrictions remain on the use of the refueling boom and Wing Aerial Refueling Pods (WARP) for operational tasks. The approval on July 12...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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