Boeing Completes Fuel On-Load Certification Tests on KC-46 Tanker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2018Boeing (NYSE: BA) has worked with the U.S. Air Force to complete fuel on-load tests on its KC-46 aerial tanker aircraft as part of the certification process with the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

The company said Wednesday the Supplemental Type Certificate process included a recent aerial refueling flight with 146,000 pounds of fuel transferred from one KC-46 tanker to another at the maximum off-load rate of 1,200 gallons per minute.

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