Wednesday, 4 May 2016

USAF's venerable KC-135 tanker supports KC-46 testing program

Sixty-year-old KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refuelling aircraft from McConnell Air Force Base recently supported the new KC-46A Pegasus testing and evaluation missions in Washington, the US Air Force recently said on its website. 
The KC-46A program's first test aircraft, EMD-1, conducts tests of aircraft acceleration and vibration exposure while flying in receiver formation at various speeds and altitudes behind the KC-135 Stratotanker (Credit: US Navy photo/Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Okula)
Read more

No comments:

Post a Comment