Boeing KC-767 Tanker for Japan Completes First Flight

Boeing test pilots took the first KC-767 Tanker slated for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force on its maiden flight Dec. 21. "This first flight represents an enormous step in meeting Japan's strategic self-defense needs," said Maj. Kenji Nagatomo, Japan on-site Tanker program liaison.

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