Boeing accelerates KC-46 aerial tanker deliveries to Air Force

The accelerated deliveries should help Boeing shore up its first-quarter revenue and counterbalance further 737 production and delivery delays......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Boeing delivers trio of KC-46 tankers to Air Force in weekend sales boost

Boeing delivered three KC-46 aerial refueling tankers to the Air Force this month, bringing the number of deliveries for the jets to 11. The specially modified and militarized Boeing 767-airframe based jets that are built in Everett and flight-tested .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 20th, 2019

Boeing KC-46 Pegasus completes tanker-to-tanker refueling testing

Boeing said a refueling flight between two KC-46 Pegasus aerial tankers won the new U.S. Air Force jets supplemental type certification for being refueled by other tankers from the Federal Aviation Administration. Two of the 767-based military tanker.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

Boeing KC-46A Tanker Deliveries May Be Delayed Until May 2019

Boeing's new U.S. Air Force tanker, the KC-46A, has completed tests required for FAA certification. Now it has to work on getting deliveries to the Air Force ASAP......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 27th, 2018

Boeing"s tardy $44.3 billion tanker nears milestone after spat

Boeing Co. and the U.S. Air Force anticipate delivery in October of the first KC-46 aerial refueling tanker, settling a disagreement over timing for the much-delayed $44.3 billion program, according to the service’s No. 2 civilian official......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 20th, 2018

Air Force says Boeing aerial tanker delivery to begin in October, Reuters says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 20th, 2018

Boeing tanker to miss delivery date, Air Force secretary says

Boeing Co. won’t deliver its first KC-46 aerial refueling tanker by month’s end as it had agreed, according to U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, the latest in a procession of missed deadlines since the company won the contract in 2011......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Airbus joins forces with Lockheed for U.S. tanker refueling

Airbus and Lockheed Martin said on Tuesday they are teaming up to meet a growing demand for aerial refueling from the U.S. Air Force, nearly eight years after the European planemaker lost an initial battle with Boeing ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 4th, 2018

Exclusive: U.S. Air Force to take delivery of Boeing tanker by year end, sources

The U.S. Air Force will take its first delivery this month of the long-delayed KC-46 aerial refueling tanker made by Boeing Co , people familiar with the process said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2018

Mattis Firing Delays Delivery of Boeing Tanker to US Air Force

The firing of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has delayed acceptance of Boeing's new KC-46 tanker beyond December 2018. Deliveries were originally set to begin in August 2017......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 2nd, 2019

Boeing"s $44 billion tanker may miss a milestone by 3 years

Boeing Co.’s first aerial refueling tanker in a $44 billion program is scheduled to land Friday at an Air Force base in Kansas for a celebration tempered by what now may become a delay of at least three years in meeting its most important milestone......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 23rd, 2019

With handoff to Air Force, Boeing"s KC-46 tanker program hits turning point

Delivery of the first two KC-46 aerial refueling tankers marks a big milestone for Boeing. Now, the company gets paid for the jets after the program incurring years of losses on the fixed-price contract......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019

Boeing"s tanker program records $2.31 billion in losses over 3 years

Boeing Co said on Friday it had recorded reach-forward losses of $2.31 billion related to the U.S. Air Force KC-46A aerial refueling tanker over 2016, 2017 and 2018, bringing the total pre-tax cost of the program to $3.6 billion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 8th, 2019

Boeing delivers three KC-46 tankers to Air Force as production ramps up (Photos)

Boeing delivered three KC-46 aerial refueling tankers to the Air Force this month and expects to hand over three per month for the rest of the year. The Chicago-based jet maker has delivered 16 KC-46 tankers overall as production ramps up, Boeing s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2019

Boeing Defense CEO apologized to Air Force for KC-46 tanker delays and cost overruns

Boeing Defense CEO Leanne Caret said she was "embarrassed" by troubles the company had with the KC-46 tanker......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2019

Boeing secures $5.7B contract from Air Force for KC-46 tanker combat work

The work will address modifications to unspecified combat systems on the new Boeing military jets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2019

Next new Boeing tanker expected in Wichita this week

Deliveries have been halted twice this year due to debris left behind on aircraft from the production process......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2019

USAF stops accepting deliveries of Boeing"s tanker due to debris, Bloomberg says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 2nd, 2019

Air Force begins accepting Boeing KC-46 tanker delivery again, Reuters reports

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 12th, 2019

U.S. Air Force resumes Boeing"s KC-46 tanker delivery

The U.S. Air Force said that a Boeing Co KC-46 Pegasus tanker jet was being delivered on Monday to Altus Air Force Base in Oklahoma......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2019

Boeing and the Air Force have reached an agreement on the long-delayed KC-46 tanker, but Congress is already eyeing the next thing

U.S. Air Force photo/Jet Fabara The Air Force and Boeing now expect the first KC-46 Pegasus tanker to arrive in October. The KC-46 program has taken years and faced numerous delays. Lawmakers are already calling.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 20th, 2018