Boeing is working on the sale of the 12 final C-17 strategic transport aircraft, but says its joint marketing with Embraer on the KC-390 programme is taking longer than expected.

When asked about the final 12 examples from the C-17 line, Chris Chadwick, president and chief executive of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, reiterated that the company is working on selling them, but did not provide specifics.

“We’re pretty bullish on those airplanes,” he says. “There are some existing customers we’re in dialogue with and Middle East customers that have interest in C-17s. India has also stated that they would like additional C-17s. We firmly believe we’ll have no difficulty selling those C-17s.” […]