USAF Tanker Platform Slated To Fly Before Year-End

Credit: Guy Norris/AW&ST
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...

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