You could hear a lot of cheers in our 767 factory in Everett this morning. That’s because the first KC-46A tanker forward fuselage section was loaded into place— two days ahead of schedule.
The tanker begins to take shape inside our 767 factory. Gail Hanusa photo.
767 employees gathered to mark the occasion, receiving commemorative tanker pins and signing a banner as production began in the forward and aft body structure control codes.
This 767 team gathers to mark another tanker milestone. Gail Hanusa photo.
767 employees sign a banner after celebrating a KC-46A achievement. Gail Hanusa photo.
The tanker is scheduled to roll out of the factory in January. First flight for the fully provisioned tanker is scheduled for early 2015, with first delivery set for 2016.