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A Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is loaded on the rotating platform at the Benefield Anechoic Facility for a series of avionics tests at Edwards Air Force Base May 5. The anechoic facility provides a controlled electromagnetic environment and is shielded against radio frequency interference. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Okula) KC-46 Pegasus undergoes testing in Benefield Anechoic Facility
A KC-46A Pegasus has entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility for the first time. The new aerial refueling tanker is undergoing tests to demonstrate that it meets Federal Aviation Administration certification requirements and Defense Department electromagnetic environmental effects requirements for systems. These tests include shielding
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2017
Default Air Force Logo KC-46A approved for production
The KC-46A Pegasus program received Milestone C approval from Frank Kendall, the under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, signaling the aircraft is ready to enter into production.
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2016
The KC-46 Pegasus refuels a C-17 Globemaster III July 12, 2016. The successful mission tested the hydraulic pressure relief valves installed to correct higher-than-expected axial loads in the boom. (Courtesy photo) Pegasus refuels Globemaster
The KC-46A Pegasus connected in flight with an F-16 Fighting Falcon on July 8 and a C-17 Globemaster III on July 12.
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2016
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