767 tanker may have a new competitor: the 777
This has been rumored for some time, and the recent remarks about the Air Force requiring a multi-mission tanker might have given it the final kick:
The thinking is the larger 777 could be a multitasking plane, able to carry passengers and equipment, in addition to its role of inflight refueling, according to the report Monday.
The 767 tanker — initially assembled in Everett and then shipped to Wichita, Kan., for modifications — is designed for the inflight refueling role alone.
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