LumberJocks

Is Boeing outsourcing quality control from Grizzly?

  • Advertise with us

« back to Coffee Lounge forum

Forum topic by unclearthur posted 03-14-2019 10:06 PM 153 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View unclearthur's profile

unclearthur

223 posts in 2085 days


03-14-2019 10:06 PM

New KC-46A tankers fresh off the assembly line were found with “loose tools” and “bits of debris” in them left behind from the manufacturing process. In response, the U.S. Air Force halted deliveries of the new KC-46A Pegasus tanker until the situation is resolved. The service accepted the first of the long-awaited tankers just last month, in January 2019

Sounds to me like a delivery from Grizzly.

Story Link


3 replies so far

View ArtMann's profile

ArtMann

1317 posts in 1113 days


#1 posted 03-14-2019 11:05 PM

Is this opinion from your personal experience?

View Dark_Lightning's profile

Dark_Lightning

3397 posts in 3406 days


#2 posted 03-15-2019 12:05 AM

Strange. I’ve worked for aerospace companies for most of my engineering employment. Mostly spacecraft, but some airplanes on the side. The strictures we were put through for tool accountability were pretty tight. If this is happening, things are getting out of hand. I thought this might have been about the 737s that have crashed.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

View unclearthur's profile

unclearthur

223 posts in 2085 days


#3 posted 03-15-2019 03:24 AM



Is this opinion from your personal experience?

- ArtMann


Well…. yes actually, though I was just making a joke.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com