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  • C-21 community celebrates “Year of the Lear”

    The C-21 community here opened up Hangar 1 March 22 to display their upgraded avionics suite and to unveil its new tail flash design as part of a celebration dubbed “Year of the Lear.” “Thirty-five years of the Lear is just the beginning,” said Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander. “The modifications to this aircraft are going to keep it in our inventory for a long time.”
  • Scott AFB modernizes C-21 fleet with avionics upgrades

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Scott Air Force Base is celebrating 35 years of C-21 operations this year and highlighting this achievement is a major avionics upgrade to the fleet. One by one, Scott’s 10 C-21s are flying to Wichita, Kansas, to receive new avionics and communications suites that will expand the aircraft’s reach, effectiveness, and
  • C-21 community celebrates ‘Year of the Lear’ with consolidation, avionics upgrades

    After 35 years of C-21 operations, mobility Airmen are celebrating 2019 as “the Year of the Lear” with upgrades for the airframe and changes within the units that fly it.