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  • KC-46 completes first around-the-world flight

    A KC-46A from the 22nd Air Refueling Wing completed the Pegasus’ first flight around the world Nov. 13-26. The first global circumnavigation for the KC-46A Pegasus provided extensive training opportunities for maintainers and aircrew at multiple locations on a seven-leg, 13-day journey that included its debut at the 2019 Dubai Air Show (DAS).
  • Generations of service

    The Air Force is all about family, but one family will find that McConnell Air Force Base brought them closer than they ever thought possible.
  • KC-46A Pegasus debuts at International Paris Air Show

    The U.S. Air Force’s newest weapons system made its international trade show debut June 17, when the KC-46 Pegasus arrived at the International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France.
  • KC-46 completes testing with Super Galaxy

    The U.S. Air Force’s newest air refueling aircraft, the KC-46A Pegasus, is undergoing a variety of tests out of Edwards Air Force Base, California.
  • KC‐46 arrives for combat training

    Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron here, dignitaries and Air Force leaders accepted the new KC‐46A Pegasus during a historic arrival celebration Feb. 8.
  • Air Force accepts KC-46A

    The Air Force accepted the first KC-46A Pegasus tanker from The Boeing Company Jan. 10. This is a major milestone for the next generation tanker and will allow Airmen to begin operational testing and flight training.The Air Force has identified, and Boeing has agreed to fix at its expense, deficiencies discovered in developmental testing of the
  • KC-46 pilot selection board calls for nominations

    Pilots interested in becoming KC-46 tanker pilots to fill positions in the Air Force’s first two operational KC-46 squadrons at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, have until Sept. 7, 2018, to submit their application packages. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Kat Bailey)
  • 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 current KC-135 Stratotanker maintainers to the new
  • AF announces Fairchild AFB as preferred location for additional KC-135s

    Today, Air Force officials announced Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, as the preferred location for basing 12 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, and MacDill AFB, Florida, as the reasonable alternative.
  • Contracting Airman helps Guard base to welcome KC-46

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- 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 construction projects
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