KC-135 de-icing: The frosty refueler

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  • By Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis
  • 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
Airman 1st Class Chase Stringer from the 22nd Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, de-ice's a KC-135 Statotanker using Global GL 1800 de-ice trucks Dec. 3, 2020 at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Airmen spray the aircraft with chemicals that remove ice as well as prevent ice from forming during flight to ensure free movements of all parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airmen 1st Class Zachary Willis)