Boeing wins second FAA certification for delayed KC-46 Pegasus aerial tanker

Boeing wins second FAA certification for delayed KC-46 Pegasus aerial tanker

Boeing’s KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling tanker has won the second of two necessary airworthiness certificates from the Federal Aviation Administration. It’s the latest step in the Everett-built aircraft’s complex and costly road to becoming operational. The new endorsement, known as a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), confirms that the militarized Boeing 767’s refueling and mission avionics systems meet FAA requirements. Boeing announced the milestone late Tuesday evening, ahead of the Chicago-based…

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Boeing wins second FAA certification for delayed KC-46 Pegasus aerial tanker