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Refueling the Mission Part 2: The Complexity of Flight Test with Receiver Aircraft

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  • By Adam Bowles
  • 412th Test Wing Public Affairs

Get a never-before-seen inside look at the KC-46 and the aerial refueling mission! Continuing on in Part 2 of Refueling the Mission, we showcase the value and complexity of flight test with receiver aircraft and the challenging but operational relevant conditions of the refueling mission. Join us as we look deep into the flight test design of AR receiver testing, the conditions needed to test critical AR technology and the exceptional flight test team that puts the refueling mission all together.

The critical flight test team consists of BoeingAir Mobility CommandAir Force Test CenterAir Force Material Command418th Flight Test Squadron and Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to successfully test and complete the refueling mission.

If you missed Part 1, you can watch Refueling the Mission: The Magic of Air Mobility here: