Sunday, May 22, 2022

Topic: tanker

US Air Force deploys additional refueling tankers to Germany

The U.S. Air Force announced on Wednesday that approximately 150 personnel from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing here deployed four KC-135 Stratotankers to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The...

US Air Force selects March, California as preferred location for next KC-46 aircraft

The Department of the Air Force selected March Air Reserve Base, California, as the preferred location to host the next KC-46A Pegasus aircraft, according to a recent...

Boeing delivered its 50th KC-46A tanker to US Air Force

Aerospace giant Boeing announced last week that it hit a major milestone by delivering the 50th KC-46A aerial refueling tanker to the U.S. Air Force. According to a...

UAE orders more European multirole tanker aircraft

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus said Sunday that the United Arab Emirates Air Force & Air Defence has formally ordered two additional Airbus A330 Multirole Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft increasing the country’s...

First Japanese KC-46 Pegasus aircraft arrive on home soil

The first KC-46A midair refueling aircraft ordered by Japan has arrived at Yonago-Miho Air Basem on 29 October 2021. The KC-46A Pegasus, manufactured by aerospace giant Boeing, will...

U.S. Navy aerial refueling drone refuels F-35 for the first time

The U.S. Navy announced Tuesday that the service in partnership with Boeing has successfully carried out aerial refueling of F-35 fighter jet using an unmanned aircraft for...

New U.S. Air Force tanker reaches 5000-sortie milestone

The U.S. Air Force has announced that its high-tech KC-46A refueling tanker reached the 5000 sortie milestone. According to a press release issued Thursday by Air Mobility Command...

Top U.S. Navy chief visits MQ-25 aerial refueling drone production line

The U.S. Navy is closely following the developments of its newest carrier-based unmanned aircraft, the MQ-25 aerial refueler, that will allow for better use of combat strike...

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