Would Carry 350,000 Pounds Of Fuel... But Is That Too
Boeing threw another airplane into the mix this week in its bid
to win a lucrative USAF tanker contract. The American planemaker is
offering its 777 airframe as another possible contender for the
bid, in addition to the smaller 767 widebody.
Features More Powerful Engines, BERP-IV Rotor Blades
The first flight of a high performance variant of the
AgustaWestland EH101 fitted with new technology British
Experimental Rotor Program (BERP) IV main rotor blades, more
powerful CT7-8E engines and a new integrated cockpit display system
took place at AgustaWestland's Yeovil facility on Tuesday.
Lockheed Martin hosted a ceremony last week to mark the delivery
of the first upgraded KC-130T aerial refueling aircraft to the
United States Marine Corps at its Donaldson Site Operations
facility in Greenville, SC.