Fancher takes on KC-46A; FAA investigating Allegiant Air

July 30, 2015: Scott Fancher, regarded as the person to come in and take over troubled programs at Boeing, has been named to take over the KC-46A program. Fancher originally came to Boeing Commercial Airplanes from the Boeing… Read More

“We’ll be in a constant state of development for the next 10 years:” Boeing’s Fancher

Boeing may not be designing new airplanes to replace the 737 NG or the 777 family, but the head of Airplane Development says Boeing employees will be busy just the same. “We’re going to be in a constant… Read More

Soundbites from 787 delivery

From Scott Fancher, head of the 787 program: * We’ve developed a set of technologies that will be the backbone of development for the next 30 years. * This is as big a leap forward as the 707… Read More

Assessing 787 in-flight fire, Part 2

Dominic Gates of The Seattle Times has this interview with 787 program head Scott Fancher about the in-flight fire incident Tuesday of 787 ZA002. Fancher’s interview is clearly an effort to see the bright side of an event… Read More

787 grounding not “safety-of-flight” issue

The temporary grounding of the Boeing 787 flight test airplanes to deal with the latest assembly issues is not a safety-of-flight issue and was not sought by the flight test crews, says Scott Fancher, program manager. The Seattle… Read More