Tag Archives: kc-46

Two Tankers

The KC-46 Pegasus tankers have appeared in the blog before but only on the ground.  That post can be found here.  I have finally seen them flying.  A couple of them were airborne on test flights from BFI and, while … Continue reading

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Building But Not Delivering – The KC-46 Story

The tale of the USAF’s quest for a new refueling tanker has been long and drawn out.  People went to jail, awards were made and overturned.  None of that matters now.  The contract is with Boeing to produce a variant … Continue reading

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Pegasus

Some programs always seem to be trouble. Boeing’s efforts to turn the 767 into a tanker have not been smooth over the years. The original versions were a single boom tanker for Japan which was not too late. The three … Continue reading

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