Boeing announces second FAA certification for the KC-46A

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By Jack Money Business Writer jmoney@oklahoman.comBoeing hasn't completely cleared the KC-46A Pegasus to operate as a next-generation aerial refueling tanker for the U.S. Air Force, yet. But the aircraft maker announced Wednesday it has reached another significant point in that effort by earning a second certification for the aircraft from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. Boeing stated the FAA granted a Supplemental Type Certificate to the Pegasus variant of the 767-200 extended range aircraft, which verifies that its refueling and mission avionics systems meet airworthiness requirements. The supplemental certification follows the issuance of an Amended Type Certificate the FAA awarded to Boeing in December, which validated the aircraft's...

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Boeing announces second FAA certification for the KC-46A

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