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October 21, 2021, 6:13 AM

KC-46 Tanker Cleared to Refuel F-15s and F-16s on Operations

The latest Interim Capability Release for the troubled tanker opens up a large number of potential receivers.

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KC-46A Pegasus refueling F-16
Oct 21, 2021 - 6:13 AM
The latest Interim Capability Release for the troubled tanker opens up a large number of potential receivers.
Typhoon Kuwait
Oct 21, 2021 - 4:40 AM
The first two of 28 Eurofighter Typhoons ordered by the Kuwait Air Force are now in pre-handover flight test.
Aura Aero
Oct 20, 2021 - 10:41 AM
Japan Airlines could take up to 100 of Vertical Aerospace's eVTOL aircraft, and Amedeo has committed to Aura Aero's 19-seat hybrid-electric commuter.
747
Oct 19, 2021 - 9:22 AM
In collaboration with Boeing and World Energy, Rolls-Royce flew a Trent 1000 on a 747 testbed with unblended sustainable aviation fuel.
GKN Global Technology Center
Oct 18, 2021 - 9:52 AM
GKN's new UK global technology center is a hub collaboration with partners on new aerospace technologies, including new manufacturing techniques.
737 Max
Oct 15, 2021 - 8:45 AM
The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.
Gulfstream G280
Oct 14, 2021 - 12:54 PM
Improved cabin air and technology to reduce pilot workload and enhance safety are among new features now available for the super-midsize G280.
Oct 14, 2021 - 12:07 PM
Digital transformation at Airbus’s services division accelerates as pandemic demands more efficient ways of working.
VistaJet
Oct 14, 2021 - 11:34 AM
Bespoke global charter provider adds more Global 7500s and Challenger 350s to meet demand.
Oct 14, 2021 - 11:31 AM
Global Jet Monaco is brokering a VIP 787 that seats 80.