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Air Force Accepts Two Boeing-Built KC-46 Tankers; Leanne Caret Quoted

Boeing handed over two KC-46A Pegasus tanker planes to the U.S. Air Force during a ceremony held Thursday at the company’s Everett, Wash.-based assembly facility, GeekWire reported Thursday. Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, made a surprise announcement Thursday before employees and service personnel that the company would deliver not just one, but two KC-46As to the military branch.

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Boeing Completes KC-46 Certification Test’s Second Phase

Boeing has completed the second phase of a certification test for the KC-46 Pegasus aerial tanker at Edwards Air Force Base in California. A team of Boeing and U.S. Air Force crews tested the tanker over three weeks with the military service’s F-15E as receiver aircraft and conducted flights at different altitudes, configurations and airspeeds, Boeing said Monday. The Air Force and …

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Dennis Muilenburg: Boeing, Air Force Coordinate in Final Certification Work for KC-46 Tanker

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said the company is coordinating with the U.S. Air Force to secure the final delivery requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, Defense News reported Saturday. Muilenburg said during a third-quarter earnings call that Boeing continuously works toward the final certification of the refueling and transport …

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