kc-46a tanker becomes seven planes out of its program to fly for the us air force
KC-46A Tanker Becomes Seven Planes Out of Its Program to Fly For The US Air Force
Boeing KC-46A Pegasus Tanker has completed its first flight making it one step closer to being delivered to the US Air Force. The tanker has been a long-awaited request from the Air force due to the many traits it can and will perform. The Tanker has been inspired by Boeings prolific 767 airframe that has been a great asset to the Equipped with in Aircraft Fuel Systems to be able to fuel any coalition or allied aircrafts.
The plane will be able to transport patients or be able to carry a significant number of passengers. The aircraft is to be built in Boeings Everett Facility which is in Everett, Washington. Boeing has been able to place 34 of the awaited aircrafts on contracts prior to their competition.
The tanker will continue to be inspected along with other tests before it will be handed over to the US Air force. In the test performed the aircraft was taken to an altitude of 39,000ft. While the aircraft was stationary in the air the staff checked the controls, engine and other tests that might have had an effect on the environment due to omissions.
The aircraft and staff have been following strict FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) to be able to be granted airworthiness as soon as possible. Once finishing the initial flight there will be other extensive tests taken in accordance to the FAA procedure.
The Tanker is the seventh aircraft of its kind to be able to make approved for flying. The previous models that have been approved for air worthiness have been AV-8B, C-17, A-10, F-16, F/A-18, KC-10 and KC-46 aircraft. Amongst a combination of the previous 6 aircrafts they gained over 1600 flight contacts for in air fueling and have accumulated over 2200 flight hours.
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