Tag: Altus Air Force Base

Boeing is close to shut down KC-46A assembly line due to tools and debris found inside completed aircraft
The Military Delivery Center has issued a state 3 level of alert. One step away from total shut down of KC-46A assembly line. Boeing is just one step away from shutting down the KC-46A aerial refueling tanker assembly line, an internal memo has revealed. As reported by The...
Former C-5 pilot remembers his training on the Mighty FRED
"The C-5 is marginally larger than a Boeing 747. I joked that if the 747 guys would keep their 'little' airplane out of my way, I'd keep my little wallet out of their way." Jay Lacklen, former C-5 pilot Jay Lacklen is a former C-5 pilot with 12,500 flying hours and the author of two books, Flying the Line: An Air Force...