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September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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Wedgetail on the ground
Jul 11, 2017 - 3:18 AM
The RAAF is also upgrading its Hawk fighter-trainers, and joining the US Navy in development of a new jammer for EA-18G Growlers.
Jul 10, 2017 - 10:17 AM
The famous restored aircraft is due to take part in the Duxford and Fairford airshows in England after it crossed the Atlantic.
Jul 10, 2017 - 6:45 AM
Pilatus dealer for UK and Ireland sponsored the aircraft arrivals at the Goodwood Festival of Speed while heavily promoting PC-12 to visitors.
Honeywell 757
Jul 10, 2017 - 3:50 AM
Air Force and Naval Aviation chiefs are interested in predictive maintenance.
Jul 6, 2017 - 5:08 AM
Seven Airbus A330MRTTs are now slated for the pooling project, but still only four countries have committed.
Jul 6, 2017 - 3:51 AM
Land tests of an EMALS seen, amidst talk of a third indigenous aircraft carrier.
Jul 5, 2017 - 11:29 AM
General Terms Agreement calls for delivery of 100 A320s and 40 A350s
Dassalt Falcon 5X
Jul 5, 2017 - 10:07 AM
Preliminary flight-test campaign will last only a few weeks to help streamline the development process; full-fledges testing will start next year.
Affinity Flight Training Services is providing and maintaining the Phenoms
Jul 5, 2017 - 9:42 AM
The contract includes firm orders for five Phenoms, support and options for follow-on aircraft.
Jul 4, 2017 - 10:10 AM
Group’s partnerships with 14 main French suppliers already integral to 737 Max, 777X