KC-46

Israel wants to speed up KC-46 deliveries

Israel has requested that the USAF deliver two more Boeing KC-46 tankers in the next two year, according to a Defense Ministry insider....


How the KC-46 Pegasus became another 737 MAX for Boeing

Boeing's new tanker, the KC-46, has - to put it very mildly - a lot of problems. A lot. How did Boeing end up offering such an aircraft to USAF?...


New cost overruns to hit Boeing KC-46 due to more flaws

Boeing will have to fix two more Category I deficiencies in the US Air Force’s new KC-46 aerial tanker, increasing its price....


Boeing reports new $275M charge on KC-46, overruns exceed contract

In its Q4 2020 earnings Boeing reported a new $275 million charge on KC-46 Pegasus, the troubled aerial refueling aircraft....


USAF ups Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker order to nearly 100

Boeing has announced a contract by the US Air Force for another 15 KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft, significantly expanding the initial order....


Boeing to receive $882 million in withheld USAF payments

The United States Air Force has reached two agreements with Boeing, one regarding the final corrections to the Remote Vision System of the KC-46A Pegasus tankers and the second about the release of $882 million in payments that had been withheld due to the technical problems affecting the refuellers....


U.S. Air Force reports new Boeing KC-46 critical deficiency

The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker is marred by yet another technical problem. The United States Air Force has logged a third Category I deficiency, this time reporting fuel leaks....


No fix before months for KC-46 Pegasus cargo issue

The KC-46 Pegasus is banned from transporting cargo and personnel due to a safety deficiency. While the problem was identified, it appears that the fix could still be months down the line....


Boeing begins Japan KC-46 Pegasus tanker assembly

Boeing began assembling Japan’s first KC-46 Pegasus tanker by loading a 25-meter (82.4 feet) long wing spar in the company’s 767 production facility in Everett, United States....


Busy week for Boeing KC-46 Pegasus

The KC-46 Pegasus has reached two important milestones this week by receiving certification testing to refuel the F-35 fighter jet, and completing its first refueling of a B-2 strategic bomber....