Boeing is planning for the first flight of its 767-2C, on which the U.S. Air Force’s new KC-46 tanker will be based, by year’s end—six months late. The delay is due to Boeing's poor design for the aircraft's wiring bundles. The original design lacked the safe separation for some of the wiring required by the Air Force; Boeing discovered the problem and reported it to the government. The first-flight-test window for the 767-2C—which includes wiring, ...

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