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Boeing begins Japan KC-46 Pegasus tanker assembly
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
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...


Incident prompts USAF to ban Boeing KC-46 from transporting cargo
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
Incident prompts USAF to ban Boeing KC-46 from transporting cargo

The United States Air Force banned the KC-46 tanker from carrying cargo and passengers indefinitely after an incident re...


USAF funds Boeing $55.5 million KC-46A Pegasus fix
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
USAF funds Boeing $55.5 million KC-46A Pegasus fix

Boeing has been awarded a $55.5 million contract by the United States Air Force for the redesign of the KC-46A boom tele...


Busy week for Boeing KC-46 Pegasus
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
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 f...


USAF suspends delivery of Boeing KC-46 tanker aircraft… again
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
USAF suspends delivery of Boeing KC-46 tanker aircraft… again

Once again, the United States Air Force has suspended taking delivery of new Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker jets after fore...


First mission for the French A330 “Phénix”
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
First mission for the French A330 “Phénix”

The A330 MRTT “Phénix” tanker aircraft was used for the first time in operation by the French Air For...


US Air Force KC-46A deliveries resume after suspension
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
US Air Force KC-46A deliveries resume after suspension

The deliveries of the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker resumed on March 11, 2019, after more than a week of suspension due t...


The US Air Force takes delivery of long awaited Boeing KC-46A
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
The US Air Force takes delivery of long awaited Boeing KC-46A

The United States Air Force announced that it accepted to receive its first KC-46A Pegasus tanker from Boeing on January...


Boeing awarded $2.9B for fourth KC-46A tanker production lot
AeroTime Team
Defense
Boeing awarded $2.9B for fourth KC-46A tanker production lot

The U.S. Air Force on September 10, 2018, awarded Boeing a $2.9 billion contract for 18 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spares,...


Boeing KC-46A tanker for U.S. Air Force completes first flight
Zivile Zalagenaite
Defense
Boeing KC-46A tanker for U.S. Air Force completes first flight

The first Boeing KC-46A tanker that will be delivered to the U.S. Air Force in 2018 successfully completed its firs...