With the U.S. Air Force remaining tight-lipped about the KC-46A aerial refueling tanker program, Boeing says the program will benefit from lessons learned on previous troubled tanker developments and that program risks are manageable. One of the biggest questions hangs over the decision to, for the first time, apply a Boeing 787-type cockpit system to the 767. “The components going into that large display flight deck have been developed. We will be focused on system integration,” says ...


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