As Boeing works to repair deficiencies in the KC-46 tanker’s fuel management system design, U.S. Air Force officials are undergoing a major review of the project’s master plan: “The schedule margin to the old work plan has been exhausted,” they say. But the senior officer overseeing the project says he is still confident Boeing has the capacity to deliver the first 18 KC-46 tankers as required in August 2017. This is largely due to the size of the company and ...


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