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USAF adds KC-46 training capability

2nd March 2020 - 15:05 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London

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The USAF has awarded Colorado-based FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC) a $33.15 million contract for additional KC-46A Pegasus synthetic training equipment.

The award, made under a contract modification to the original KC-46 Aircrew Training System (ATS), covers year five production and will see FSSC provide two additional Weapon Systems Trainers (WSTs), two boom operator trainers and a fuselage trainer (FuT), as well as pilot and boom operator part task trainers and learning management workstations.

All this new equipment is expected to be delivered to McGuire and Altus AFBs by February 2022.

The 35.6m-long FuT is a full-scale replication of the aircraft’s

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After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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