(1/3) Air Force’s tanking capacity has been significantly damaged by the KC-46A program’s inability to provide an operational aircraft. This is unacceptable and a misuse of tax-payer dollars.
An aircrew assigned to @NHNationalGuard takes off in their KC-46A @157ARWe . The flight was part of a three-ship training mission designed to build crew proficiencies aboard the wing’s new aircraft. 📸 U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz #ReadyAF #AimHigh
Air Force continues to accept the KC-46A tanker aircraft that cannot deliver fuel and cannot even hold fuel—the very purpose of a tanker. This is unacceptable and a misuse of tax-payer dollars. Full statement below:
Fuel is leaking from the Boeing KC-46A in-flight refuelling tanker
@StateDept authorizes a proposed Foreign Military Sale#FMS to #Israel for up to eight (8) KC-46A Aerial Refueling Aircraft & related equipment for an estimated cost of up to $2.4 billion @StateDeptPMP @NEAPressOfficeM #FMS Update Update –