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Hydraulic Airmen maintain KC-46 boom

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  • By Senior Airman Alan Ricker
  • 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
Airmen assigned to the 22nd Maintenance Squadron maintain a KC-46A Pegasus boom March 13, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Hydraulics Airmen removed the interior telescoping tube to replace a boom surge boot, which acts as a shock absorber while attached to a receiver aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)