T-7 testing delay could trigger schedule slip and spell new trouble for Boeing

By Michael Marrow / November 22, 2022 at 4:26 PM
Boeing's T-7 Red Hawk is facing a possible schedule slip after qualification testing for the aircraft’s emergency escape system was pushed to fiscal year 2024, according to the Air Force and the company. Along with fiscal challenges for Boeing that could be reflected in new charges, the potential delay, disclosed to Inside Defense by an Air Force spokeswoman, risks postponing recapitalization for the aging T-38 training jet. Officials previously planned for the Red Hawk to reach a milestone C...

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