Boeing’s KC-46A is moving ahead through milestones as summer approaches, despite being a the Sequestration “hit list” of programs that could be curtailed.
The USAF has previously said it wants to do all that it can to protect the program and the contract, seeking to avoid having to renegotiate the contract with Boeing.
- The Puget Sound Business Journal has this article concerning the forthcoming NTSB hearing on the JAL 787 incident.
- US Airways now has echoed Delta Air Lines, saying Sequestration hurt March bookings and last minute travel.
- Buzz here in Seattle is that the 787 will fly another test flight today.
- UBS tracks Dreamlifter flights to gauge 787 production rates and notes that more flights than ever are now occurring. From this, UBS infers 787 production will ramp up according to plan.