Boeing KC-767 Tanker Completes First Fuel Offload to Receiver

The first Boeing KC-767 Tanker destined for the Italian Air Force achieved a historical milestone March 5 when it successfully extended its aerial refueling boom and transferred fuel to a B-52 for the first time in flight. During the refueling mission, the tanker made 73 contacts with the B-52 and transferred nearly 10,000 pounds of fuel.

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