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  • KC-46 Training Summit helps set timeline for AF

    McConnell AFB hosted its fifth KC-46 Pegasus Maintenance Training Summit to define training timelines and expected progression based on aircraft delivery.The summit outlined when to train maintainers, crews and the entire KC-46 community. It also addressed how the Air Force is going to cross-train

  • Boom operators master cargo loading

    Future KC-46A Pegasus boom operators here experienced firsthand a different type of cargo loading when a C-5M Super Galaxy landed on McConnell’s runway July 26, to transport cargo for Mobility Guardian 2017, Air Mobility Command’s largest mobility exercise of the year.McConnell will receive the

  • Active Duty Airman bridges gap to welcome KC-46 to Guard base

    The arrival of the KC-46 Pegasus will be colossal for the Air Force, but the small contracting office at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, needed assistance to transition smoothly. Pease’s contracting office has less than one-third of McConnell’s manpower; yet the base has the most

  • 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

  • KC-46 construction projects continue

    The first home of the KC-46 Pegasus is taking shape through ongoing construction projects here, totaling $267 million.“We’re smack-dab in the middle of, and approaching the end of the overall construction program,” said Capt. Daniel Gartland, KC-46 Program Integration Office chief of design and