NEWS

  • Joint Base MDL KC-46 Pegasus takes first local flight

    The first two KC-46 Pegasus’ recently assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst conducted a local air-refueling flight for the first time Dec. 2 while over the northern Atlantic Ocean.Less than a month after being assigned to the 305th and 514th Air Mobility Wings, the first two KC-46 aircrafts

  • KC-46A Pegasus arrives on Joint Base MDL

    The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst community celebrated a monumental milestone for the installation as it welcomed its first KC-46A Pegasus to its new home in an arrival ceremony Nov. 9, 2021. The event marked the beginning of new total force aerial refueling operations at the joint base, making

  • AFCEC helps Air Force transition to next generation KC-46A tanker

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is expanding global reach through a multi-phase construction effort to support the new KC-46A Pegasus refueling tanker.The KC-46A, a next-generation aerial refueling aircraft, is designed to boost the air power and mobility

  • Aircraft airflow tested in Nebraska to reduce COVID-19 spread

    Active duty, Reserve and Air National Guard components from AMC, in coordination with the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, worked April 4-11 at the 155th Air Refueling Wing examining airflow and particles to assess ways to prevent the spread of the

  • 418th FLTS completes ‘banner’ year, now begins KC-46A Phase III testing

    The 418th Flight Test Squadron and Global Reach Combined Test Force had a busy and successful 2018. The squadron oversaw “revolutionary” flight control upgrades for C-17 Globemaster IIIs in landing and air refueling modes; the final parachute certification air drops of NASA's new Orion space

  • Team Fairchild first to train refueling KC-46

    A Team Fairchild KC-135 Stratotanker participated in air refueling training and support to the KC-46 Pegasus over Washington on January 22. This first of its kind event for an AMC KC-135 with an AMC crew enabled completion of the training required to successfully deliver two KC-46s to McConnell AFB