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Boeing Improving KC-135 Stratotanker Maintenance via Lean Initiatives

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KC-135 with refuellingboom extended(via Boeing Frontiers has an article explaining how Boeing and its supplier-partner Pemco Aeroplex Inc. are transforming the programmed depot-level maintenance (PDM, a major-overhaul) processes for the U.S. Air Force KC-135 tanker fleet using Lean initiatives. It’s a good introduction to some of these concepts and tools, which are in increasing […]

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