Boeing MQ-25 Refuels Second U.S. Navy Manned Aircraft

A Boeing-owned MQ-25 test aircraft refuels an E-2D for the first time.
Credit: Kate Lowry/Boeing
A U.S. Navy E-2D Hawkeye on Aug. 18 became the second aircraft since June 4 to be refueled by the Boeing-owned MQ-25 Stingray test aircraft. The Northrop Grumman command and control aircraft’s newly installed probe received fuel from the MQ-25 test aircraft’s refueling pod mounted on the inboard...
Steve Trimble

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

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