Boeing officials are shifting their attention to a second round of fuel dock testing with the first KC-46 aerial refueler outfitted with its wing-mounted pods and centerline refueling boom, following successful initial airworthiness certification for the aircraft. The team completed the certification for the first KC-46, also known as EMD-2, in the aircraft’s 20th flight Nov. 12, according to Boeing spokeswoman Caroline Hutcheson. The flight lasted 6 hr. “We’ve validated ...


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