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BRIEF-Air Force predicts additional delays in first Boeing KC-46 delivery
June 8, 2017 / 12:59 PM / 6 months ago

BRIEF-Air Force predicts additional delays in first Boeing KC-46 delivery

June 8 (Reuters) - Air Force Press Desk:

* Says Boeing and the Air Force completed the annual KC-46 schedule risk assessment

* Says this year’s KC-46 schedule risk assessment results project additional delays beyond previous date of September 2017

* Says top issues slowing progress on KC-46 program are achieving FAA airworthiness certifications, completing flight test program

* Air Force assessment predicts first KC-46 aircraft delivery beyond Boeing’s forecast into late spring of 2018

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