Edwards Air Force Base Moves To HPCON C
  • KC-46 undergoes WARPs testing

    One of the KC-46 Pegasus’ key features was successfully tested recently at Edwards Air Force Base, California. The Wing Aerial Refueling Pods (WARPs) were successfully tested with an AV-8B, F-18D, and F-18G. The WARPs allows the Pegasus to simultaneously refuel two aircraft at the same time which

  • KC-46 Pegasus connects with fifth-generation fighter

    Pictured above: A KC-46A Pegasus refueling tanker from the 418th Flight Test Squadron connects with an F-35 Lightning II from the 461st Flight Test Squadron Jan. 22 during a test sortie over California. It is the first time the new aerial tanker connected with a fifth-generation fighter. The 418th

  • A KC-46 milestone: Making history today at Edwards

    Fielding began last week on America’s newest air refueling tanker aircraft – the KC-46 Pegasus.  Operationalizing a new military aircraft does not happen often, but when it does, it typically goes through Edwards Air Force Base – The Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe. Regardless of whether it

  • KC-46 completes required flight tests

    The successful A-10 mission was the last of six in-flight refueling demonstrations required before the tanker program can request approval from Frank Kendall, the under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, to award production Lots 1 and 2, totaling 19 KC-46A aircraft.