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Pegasus returns to Edwards

Photo: Boeing KC-46A back at Edwards AFB for testing. USAF/Christopher Okula

 

A Boeing KC-46A Pegasus returned to Edwards AFB, California, May 23 for a new period of flight-tests. The plan for the Pegasus to remain at Edwards through June as Boeing and the 418th Flight Test Squadron conduct tests with the new tanker.

‘The primary focus of the current test effort is certifying the KC-46 as a receiver aircraft behind the KC-135,’ said Lt Col Paul Calhoun, 418th FLTS commander.

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