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Update on KC-46A and legacy aerial refueling aircraft programs

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces

Update on KC-46A and legacy aerial refueling aircraft programs

hearing before the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held October 13, 2011

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States. Dept. of the Air Force,
  • KC-10 (Tanker aircraft),
  • Equipment,
  • United States. Air Force,
  • Airplanes,
  • Airtankers (Military science),
  • Design and construction,
  • Costs,
  • Procurement,
  • Maintenance and repair,
  • Air refueling,
  • KC-135 (Tanker aircraft)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .A7687 2011b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25341862M
    ISBN 100160907578
    ISBN 109780160907579
    LC Control Number2012398047
    OCLC/WorldCa785901347

    The KCA Pegasus deployed both its probe and drogue and boom refueling systems last week, extending the drogue refueling baskets from all three points on the aircraft, as well as the fuselage-mounted “flying boom,” according to an Air Force release.. KCA aircraft EMD-2 extended the drogue refueling baskets from the Centerline Drogue System (CDS) located on . The Government of Japan requested the sale of four (4) KCA aerial refueling aircraft. Each aircraft is powered by two (2) Pratt &Whitney Model .

      The KCA is a multirole tanker that can refuel allied and coalition military aircraft compatible with international aerial refueling procedures and can carry passengers, cargo and patients. Boeing is assembling KC aircraft at its Everett, Wash., facility and recently started production of the first KC for Japan. The Boeing-built KCA Pegasus tanker takes off on its first flight from Paine Field in Everett, WA. The KCA is a multirole tanker that will be able to refuel all allied and coalition military aircraft compatible with international aerial refueling procedures and can carry passengers, cargo, and patients.

    The KCA is a multirole tanker Boeing is building for the U.S. Air Force that can refuel all allied and coalition military aircraft compatible with international aerial refueling procedures and can carry passengers, cargo and patients. Overall, Boeing plans to build KC aircraft .   EVERETT, Wash. — Boeing’s KC program manager has vowed to fix a critical technical issue before delivery of the first tanker this summer, and a fix appears to be within grasp, he told Author: Valerie Insinna.


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Update on KC-46A and legacy aerial refueling aircraft programs by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Download PDF EPUB FB2

Update on KCA and legacy aerial refueling aircraft programs: hearing before the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held Octo The Resource Update on KCA and legacy aerial refueling aircraft programs: hearing before the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held Octo Get this from a library.

Update on KCA and legacy aerial refueling aircraft programs: hearing before the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held Octo [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Armed. 49 UPDATE ON KCA AND LEGACY AERIAL REFUELING AIRCRAFT PROGRAMS House of Representatives, Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, Washington, DC, Thursday, Octo Update on KCA and legacy aerial refueling aircraft programs, p.

1 (Air Force's new tanker program, the KC) p. 3 (Air Force awarded the Boeing Company a contract for the KC on Feb. 24, ). New Hampshire Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Joseph Chase, a flightline crew chief with the th Maintenance Squadron, marshals the Wing's fifth and newest KCA air refueling tanker Author: Valerie Insinna.

A KCA Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft connects with an F Strike Eagle test aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, on Oct. 29th, (U.S.

Air Force/Master Sgt Michael Jackson). Update on KCA and legacy aerial refueling aircraft programs hearing before the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held Octo About the KC Tanker: By Forecast International /// The following is a snapshot of the KC Tanker program.

For complete data and a forecast outlook, please view our Military Aircraft Forecast. The Boeing KCA Pegasus is a wide-body, multi-mission tanker aircraft designed to replace the aging U.S. Air Force fleet of KC Stratotankers, which has been the primary refueling aircraft.

The Pegasus. The KCA Pegasus is a widebody, multirole tanker that can refuel all U.S., allied and coalition military aircraft compatible with international aerial refueling procedures.

Boeing designed the KC to carry passengers, cargo and patients. The aircraft can detect, avoid, defeat and survive threats using multiple layers of protection. Mission The KCA is the first phase in recapitalizing the U.S. Air Force's aging tanker fleet. With greater refueling, cargo and aeromedical evacuation capabilities compared to the KC, the KCA will provide next generation aerial refueling support to Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and partner-nation receivers.

Update on KCA and legacy aerial refueling aircraft programs: hearing before the Subcommittee on Seapower Shipping list no.: P. "H.A.S.C. " Also available via the Internet from the GPO Access web site. The KCA will be able to refuel any fixed-wing receiver capable aircraft on any mission.

This aircraft is equipped with a modernized KC refueling boom integrated with proven fly-by-wire control system and delivering a fuel offload rate required for large aircraft.

Aerial refueling allows U.S. military aircraft to fly further, stay airborne longer, and carry more weapons, equipment, and supplies.

Yet the mainstay of U.S. tanker forces—the KC Stratotanker—is over 50 years old. It is increasingly costly to support and its age-related problems could potentially ground the fleet. As a result,File Size: 1MB. Air Force KCA Pegasus Tanker Aircraft Program Congressional Research Service Summary On Februthe Department of Defense (DOD) announced the Boeing Company as the winner of a competition to build new KCA aerial refueling tankers for the Air Force, a contract valued at roughly $35 Size: 1MB.

The KCA Pegasus tanker is changing the game in air refueling. A revolutionary air refueling operator station (AROS), that displays images in super-high definition, monochromatic 3D, is enabling. winner of a competition to build new KCA aerial refueling tankers for the Air Force, a contract valued at roughly $35 billion.

The KC-Xs, to be procured at a maximum rate of 15 aircraft per year, are to replace roughly one-third of the Air Force’s aging fleet of KC aerial refueling tankers. The Air Force and the U.S. Update on KCA and Legacy Aerial Refueling Aircraft Programs Octo Page 5 equipped aircraft simultaneously.

The KC will also have the flexibility to contribute to a variety of airlift missions to include: airlift of passengers, palletized. Boeing KC program wins $ billion order for more aerial refueling tankers (Photos) The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $ billion contract for 18 more KC Pegasus aerial refueling tankers in a deal that includes parts, support equipment, spare engines and wing refueling pod kits.

The US Air Force's new aerial refueler, KCA Pegasus successfully transferred fuel through its boom to an FC Fighting Falcon fighter. Flight tests employing the centerline drogue system and wing aerial refueling pods will evaluate refueling of A, C and F/A and AV-8B and receiving fuel from KC Shortly after the tests the program will proceeding to the Milestone Author: Tamir Eshel.

Delivery of the first two KC aerial refueling tankers marks a big milestone for Boeing. Now, the company gets paid for the jets after the program incurring years of losses on the fixed-price.The Boeing KC Pegasus is a military aerial refueling and strategic military transport aircraft developed by Boeing from its jet airliner.

In Februarythe tanker was selected by the United States Air Force (USAF) as the winner in the KC-X tanker competition to replace older Boeing KC cturer: Boeing Defense, Space & Security.March 14/ Air Force resumes Deilvery The US Air Force received a KC Pegasus on March 11 after the aircraft passed a Foreign Object Debris inspection at Boeing’s production facility.

The Pegasus is a military aerial refueling aircraft developed by Boeing. The Air Force selected the Pegasus to replace the KC Stratotankers.