Scott celebrates ‘Year of the Lear’ with consolidation, avionics upgrades
A C-21 aircraft awaits take off outside of a 458th Airlift Squadron hangar, before a training flight on Dec. 17, 2018 at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The 458th AS celebrates 35 years of C-21 operations at Scott AFB in 2019. A $38 million avionics upgrade for the fleet is underway and a consolidation effort is moving four aircraft from Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, to join Scott’s 10 C-21s by late summer, bringing the total of 14 aircraft assigned here.

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Photo by: Senior Airman Daniel Garcia |  VIRIN: 181217-F-SH665-1079.JPG