Metrea Marks First Commercial Boom Refueling Event
April 25, 2023

A privately owned Boeing KC-135R completed the first aerial refueling on April 17 using a flying boom system rather than a probe-and-drogue system, defense contractor Metrea said on April 25. The former Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) KC-135R topped off two U.S. Navy Boeing P-8A patrol…

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