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March 11, 2023

Boeing Fuel Tank Issues Affect KC-46 Delivery Schedule

Affected Fuel Tanks Could Require Downtime for 12+ Aircraft

Boeing’s KC-46 program will likely experience more delays, just like the 767 series aircraft currently awaiting fuel tank parts. Reportedly, a quality issue surrounding a delivery of center fuel tanks made by subcontractor Triumph Group’s aerospace structures arm. The tanks, as delivered to Boeing, were incorrectly cleaned before painting, leaving their paint application somewhat inadequate.

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