Home / Press Releases / Boeing’s KC-46 Aerial Tanker Receives FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

Boeing’s KC-46 Aerial Tanker Receives FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46 Pegasus aerial tanker program has received a supplemental type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration to mark the completion of the agency’s airworthiness review of the aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday.

The company said Tuesday the accreditation is the culmination of a series of ground, laboratory and flight tests to evaluate the performance of the KC-46’s boom and drogue systems for aerial refueling operations.

About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic is a leadership organization and media company. Executive Mosaic offers highly coveted executive events, breaking business news on the Government Contracting industry, and robust and reliable content through seven influential websites and four consequential E-newswires. Headquarters are located in Tysons Corner, VA. www.executivemosaic.com

Contact:
Jason Scott
(703) 226-7003
jason.scott@executivemosaic.com

Check Also

BAE to Expand Presence With Planned Office at Georgia Cyber Center; Peder Jungck Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 16, 2018 — The U.S. arm of BAE Systems aims to establish a …

Jim Garrettson Announces 2019 Wash100 Winners During Defense Research & Development Summit

During the Potomac Officers Club’s 5th annual Defense Research & Development Summit on Tuesday, Jim …