Tag: KC-46

Boeing Completes KC-46 Phase II Receiver Testing

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing’s KC-46 tanker program has completed its planned Phase II receiver certification flight testing following three weeks of flights with F-15E aircraft out of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Boeing and U.S. Air Force KC-46 crews kicked off receiver certification testing with F-16 aircraft in April 2018. Since then the joint team also completed testing […]

Boeing KC-46 Tanker Program Completes FAA Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Boeing’s KC-46 tanker program a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), verifying that its refueling and mission avionics systems meet FAA requirements. The milestone marks completion of KC-46 FAA certification. To receive its STC, Boeing’s team completed a series of lab, ground and flight tests, which commenced in 2015. […]

Boeing 1Q Net Profit Down 9% To $1.22 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing posted a first-quarter net profit of $1.22 billion, down 9% from net income of $1.34 billion in the prior-year period, and reaffirmed guidance that full-year 2016 revenue and commercial aircraft deliveries will be slightly down from 2015. The manufacturer’s first-quarter revenue rose 2% year-over-year to $22.63 billion and operating profit was $1.79 billion, down […]

Boeing KC-46 Program’s Second 767-2C Aircraft Completes First Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute With a successful first flight on April 25th, Boeing has added the fourth and final flight test aircraft to the KC-46 Pegasus fleet, a 767-2C. During the 1 hour, 40 minute flight, test pilots performed operational engine checks, flight controls and environmental systems checks and took the 767-2C to a maximum altitude of 39,000 feet […]