Third Boeing 767 for Italian Air Force Ferried to Naples
08 Apr 2006
On April 4, 2006, Boeing test pilots took off from Everett en route to Naples, Italy, in the third Boeing 767 destined for the Italian air force. On arrival at the Aeronavali Modification Center near Naples, the airplane will be modified into the third KC-767A aerial tanker.
The first Italian Air Force KC-767A tanker is currently undergoing a rigorous flight test and aerial refueling certification program at Boeing Integrated Defense Systems' Wichita facility.