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  • SECAF visit to McConnell

    Col. Richard Tanner, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, greets Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, as U.S. Rep. Ron Estes greets U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, upon their arrival June 10, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Barrett visited Team McConnell to interact with Airmen and receive a comprehensive KC-46A Pegasus immersion. (U.S. Air
  • McConnell Welcomes KC-46 #21 to the Fleet!

    Col. Richard Tanner, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Pat Gallagher, Friends of McConnell director, present the key of the aircraft to Lt. Gen Thomas Sharpy, Headquarters Allied Command Transformation Capability Development deputy chief of staff, Jan. 10 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. This is the 21st KC-46 Pegasus to be delivered to
  • McConnell AFB welcomes first KC-46A Pegasus

    Today, Team McConnell’s Total Force crews delivered the first two KC-46A Pegasus aircraft to the Home of Air Refueling – in the Air Capital of the World.
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment: Out with the old, in with the new

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – The Aerospace Ground Equipment flight has turned in 70 various types of KC-135 Stratotanker AGE equipment to make room for 247 KC-46 Pegasus AGE equipment within the next five years, which will bring their inventory to a total of approximately 450.The unit took the old equipment to the Defense Reutilization and
  • Three-bay KC-46 Pegasus hangar foam test

    Construction contractors and KC-46 Pegasus oversight teams perform a fire suppression system test in the newly-constructed, three-bay KC-46 Pegasus hangar May 12, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. In the event of a fire, high-expansion foam is dispensed from generators on the ceiling to cover aircraft inside and extinguish the flames. (U.S.
  • KC-46 fuselage trainer building inspection

    Representatives from various base agencies perform a final inspection of the KC-46 fuselage trainer building, Jan. 30, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Students and base personnel will use the facility for KC-46-specific training. Delivery of the fuselage trainer is slated for fall 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Erin
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