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  • Breaking the Ice

    Airmen from the 22nd Maintenance Squadron de-ice the wings of a KC-46A Pegasus using Global GL1800 de-ice trucks Oct. 28, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The de-icing process demands coordination between aircrews, marshallers and de-ice truck operators to ensure the safety of Airmen and the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • Future KC-46 home prepares for winter with arrival of de-icing tanks

    With the upcoming potential for freezing temperatures, the base welcomed the arrival of two de-icing tanks capable of supporting the KC-46 Pegausus, Sept. 12.The 68-foot-long tanks were hauled from Los Angeles and will be put in the ground below the flightline to store de-icing fluid as well as the recycled run-off. The new additions are part of
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