Boeing’s KC-46A aerial refueling tanker program is facing another delay due to technical and longer-than-expected certification problems, the U.S. Air Force confirms. An annual review of risks on the tanker program reveals that Boeing, which was scheduled to deliver 18 KC-46As to the Air Force by August 2017, now estimates it will provide the initial complement of airframes by January 2018, according to Air Force spokesman Maj. Robert Leese. The service also confirms that ongoing ...
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