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US Air Force postpones KC-46 aircraft first flight to April 2015

Washington, USA - Boeing will have to redesign part of the wiring to comply with military’s requirement

US Air Force delayed first flight of aerial refuelling tanker KC-46, modified version of civilian Boeing 767 airplane, to April 2015. After a wiring audit, the aircraft’s producer found that about 5% of cable bundles were too close to redundant counterparts. To meet military aviation’s security requirements, Boeing will remove and reinstall part of the wiring in the forward hold. According to US...

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