US Air Force deploys additional refueling tankers to Germany

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Online-PR: … unsere digitale Pressearbeit im Internet hilft weiter… The U.S. Air Force announced on Wednesday that approximately 150 personnel from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing here deployed four KC-135 Stratotankers to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The aircraft arrived at Spangdahlem today to augment existing U.S. forces in theater, improve readiness, enhance NATO’s collective defense […]

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US Air Force selects March, California as preferred location for next KC-46 aircraft

Online-PR: … unsere digitale Pressearbeit im Internet hilft weiter… The Department of the Air Force selected March Air Reserve Base, California, as the preferred location to host the next KC-46A Pegasus aircraft, according to a recent news release. The decision was made after conducting site surveys that assessed locations based on factors related to mission, […]


Boeing delivered its 50th KC-46A tanker to US Air Force

Aerospace giant Boeing announced last week that it hit a major milestone by delivering the 50th KC-46A aerial refueling tanker to the U.S. Air Force. According to a company news release, the 49th and 50th KC-46A tanker deliveries to the U.S. Air Force lifted off from Boeing Field in Washington state on Tuesday, November 9, […]


UAE orders more European multirole tanker aircraft

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus said Sunday that the United Arab Emirates Air Force & Air Defence has formally ordered two additional Airbus A330 Multirole Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft increasing the country’s MRTT fleet up to five aircraft. According to a company news release, with deliveries starting in 2024, this agreement will also cover the upgrade of the country’s current […]

First Japanese KC-46 Pegasus aircraft arrive on home soil

The first KC-46A midair refueling aircraft ordered by Japan has arrived at Yonago-Miho Air Basem on 29 October 2021. The KC-46A Pegasus, manufactured by aerospace giant Boeing, will be operated by 405 Hikotai under 3 Yuso Kokutai, joining co-based newest Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) C-2 transport unit 403 Hikotai. Japan is the KC-46 program’s […]

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U.S. Navy aerial refueling drone refuels F-35 for the first time

The U.S. Navy announced Tuesday that the service in partnership with Boeing has successfully carried out aerial refueling of F-35 fighter jet using an unmanned aircraft for the first time. According to a recent news release, the Navy’s Unmanned Carrier Aviation (PMA-268) program completed its first aerial refueling of an F-35C Lightning II aircraft by […]