22nd June 2021
The US Air Force is looking at commercially derived aircraft options for its Bridge Tanker programme to supplement the ongoing delivery of Boeing KC-46A tankers
27th June 2020
The RAF’s recently unveiled, special schemed Voyager KC2 – which will represent the UK in a VIP transport role – returned to its primary role in providing air-to-air refuelling (AAR) operations on June 26.
9th February 2020
The US Air Force (USAF) has turned to industry as it seeks information regarding the possibility of integrating beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) technologies onto its air-to-air refuelling aircraft.
21st November 2019
Europe’s relative lack of air-to-air refuelling assets has often served to hinder NATO campaigns in the past. Now, as Alan Warnes explains, modernisation plans are starting to bear fruit.
7th November 2019
BOEING BEGAN ASSEMBLING the first KC-46A aerial refueling tanker for Japan at its 767 production facility in Everett, Washington on September 11.
17th October 2019
A FIRST KC-130J for the Armée de l’Air (French Air Force) was delivered to Base Aérienne 123 Orléans- Bricy on September 19.
THE USAF’s troubled KC-46A tanker has run into more difficulties, meaning it’s unlikely to make a first operational deployment for up to another four years.
1st October 2019
The US Air Force (USAF) has furthered its order of Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, with 15 more aircraft being contracted.