Too Big For Its Own Good: Why A MD-11 Based Tanker Was Never Built
It’s a question that almost every avgeek has asked before: Why didn’t McDonnell Douglas make a serious attempt to sell a tanker version of the MD-11 tanker to the Air Force? Back in the early 1990s, the MD-11 program was struggling to meet promised performance targets. American became so frustrated with their aircraft that they eventually […] More