KC-46 Refuels A-10, Final Step Before Production Decision

Credit: Boeing photo: John D. Parker
Boeing’s KC-46 successfully refueled an A-10 Warthog last week, the final flight test required before the Pentagon can approve initial production of the next-generation tanker. The July 15 flight test is yet another sign that Boeing’s tanker is back on track after a boom instability issue seen...

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