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  • #8 K-46A Pegasus Arrival

    A KC-46A Pegasus lands at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., July 19, 2019. The aircraft is the eighth addition to McConnell's Pegasus fleet. The installation will be receiving 36 total, next generation aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Myrick)
  • A beautiful day on the flightline

    The flightline at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., awaits for an aircraft to land April 9, 2019. The runway is 12,000 feet long allowing aircraft to land on McConnell. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Myrick)
  • 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.
  • KC-135 Stratotanker practices landings

    A KC-135 Stratotanker descends before landing at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, Jan. 18, 2018. Air Mobility Command’s tanker fleet, which is primarily made up of KC-135s, offloaded 1.177 billion pounds of fuel to U.S. and allied aircraft in 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erin McClellan)
  • Tankers evacuate

    A KC-135 Stratotanker takes flight during an evacuation May 18, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The evacuation was completed to keep the aircraft out of the way of potential severe weather. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tara Fadenrecht)
  • Tankers “Refuel the Fight” during Polar Roar

    Responding to the nation’s call, four McConnell KC-135 Stratotanker aircrews refueled two B-52 Stratofortresses over Minnesota and Canada July 31, 2016, as part of operation Polar Roar.Tanker support for these bomber training missions help demonstrate our ability to support U.S. Strategic Command’s global-strike capability at any given time.“We
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