Forget F-35 and F-22s: This Might be the Most Important Plane in the U.S. Air Force
The National Interest -

Dan Goure

Security, Americas

A vital new plane.

Key point: The new KC-46 tanker will help America keep its warplanes flying, especially on long-range patrol or strike missions.

Last week, the KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft passed one of its two final milestones prior to entering service with the U.S. Air Force. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted the platform a supplemental type certificate. The KC-46 had previously received the FAA’s amended type certificate which...

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