170 Results for

kc-46a

Article

Boeing KC-46A flies through early review

The next-generation aerial tanker, in a program that could eventually be worth $30 billion, will incorporate a digital flight deck that features, among other things, Boeing 787 Dreamliner electronic displays.

By May. 12, 2012

Article

Fill 'er up, flyboy: Sky-high refueling, from biplane to B-2

Ninety years ago, a handful of aviators tried out a novel idea: running a gasoline hose from one biplane to another. Higher-tech adaptations of that maneuver keep 21st century aircraft going and going and...

By Aug. 25, 2013

Article

The P-8A Poseidon adventure begins for the Navy

There's a new sub-hunter in town: the US Navy's P-8A Poseidon, just now taking to the air to replace the venerable P-3C Orion. And soon it'll have a drone deputy.

By Mar. 2, 2014

Article

V-22 Osprey angles toward aerial tanker jobs

Some days, an aircraft wants to be more than just a troop transport. The Bell Boeing V-22 program is now trying out the tilt-rotor Osprey to see how it might fare as a flying gas station.

By Sep. 5, 2013

Article

In 2011, these flying machines soared

From the space shuttle to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and next-generation tanker, along a trio of drones, these were the aircraft and spacecraft that mattered most.

By Dec. 26, 2011

Article

Boeing's $30 billion tanker win: No flak from EADS

The European aircraft company says it won't contest the Pentagon's decision to award the hotly contested and very lucrative KC-46A tanker contract to Boeing.

By Mar. 4, 2011

Article

CNN, Twitter release tool to help journalists find news faster

The new tool, built in conjunction with the social analytics company Dataminr, aims to discover breaking news soon after it happens.

By Jan. 29, 2014

Article

Apple to defend itself against $2 billion patent infringement suit

A German company claims that the iPhone maker has violated one of its patents related to cellular technology.

By Feb. 5, 2014

Article

Flipboard buys Zite from CNN to quash a rival

Zite will fade away as a standalone app, as Flipboard folds the rival's recommendation tech into its own news reader.

By Mar. 5, 2014

Article

BlackBerry Z10 incurs 'critical' security warning

The first flagship BlackBerry 10 smartphone contains a "critical" bug that could allow hackers to crack into the device and pilfer files and data.

By Jun. 18, 2013