Boeing and the U.S. Air Force are now set to move on from a two-year impasse over the KC-46 tanker aircraft’s unresolved deficiencies. For Boeing, this means recouping development losses by finally delivering and eventually sustaining 179 aircraft. The Air Force, meanwhile, is already looking beyond the KC-46 for its future aerial refueling requirements.  After a two-year delay, the first two KC-46s were set to depart on Jan. 25 from Boeing’s factory in Everett to McConnell ...

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