- The US Air Force decided to leave aerial re-fuelling out of the next-generation Air Force One aircraft
- US lawmakers could revisit this decision and potentially reverse it
The US Air Force (USAF) has decided to leave the aerial re-fuelling capability out of its next-generation presidential transport aircraft, but lawmakers could change this, according to a key senator.
“I think we might need to revisit that decision here on Capitol Hill,” Senate Armed Services air-land subcommittee Chairman Tom Cotton of Arkansas said on 26 September during the re-nomination hearing for General Joseph Dunford to serve another term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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