KC-46 Deliveries Remain Paused, But Boeing Still Hopes to Meet 2023 Goal Written 18 May 2023


A KC-46A connects with an F-35 Lightning II. | Credit: USAF photo by Ethan Wagner/Wikipedia; Public Domain

Aviation Week reports that deliveries of the Boeing KC-46 tanker to the US Air Force “are still paused amid an ongoing problem with the aircraft’s fuel tanks, though the company’s defense chief says he is still committed to meeting the overall 2023 goal.” Getting to that goal “of 15 aircraft this year means a lot of pressure.”
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