McConnell Air Force Base

Front landing gear retracts on KC-135 parked at McConnell AFB. No injuries reported.

Front landing gear retracts on KC-135 parked at McConnell AFB. No injuries reported.

Front landing gear retracts on KC-135 parked at McConnell AFB Appeared on Air Force amn/nco/snco Facebook Page the photos in… Read More

3 weeks ago

Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker flies a 24.2-hour sortie completing the longest flight in Air Mobility Command’s history

The KC-46 is Air Mobility Command’s newest aerial refueling platform, and now after completing the 24-hour flight, holds AMC’s record… Read More

2 years ago

McConnell AFB Aircrew Completes First Around-the-World Flight for KC-46A Pegasus

The first global circumnavigation for the KC-46A Pegasus provided extensive training opportunities for maintainers and aircrew at multiple locations on… Read More

4 years ago

That time a KC-135 Crew saved an F-16 Pilot from ejecting over ISIS Territory

After the F-16 disconnected a second time, the pilot went through his checklists and told the crew he had a… Read More

5 years ago

McConnell AFB evacuated 13 aircraft (including 3 KC-46As) as a precautionary measure to avoid severe weather

Last month Offutt AFB evacuated eight RC-135 Rivet Joints and one E-4B Doomsday plane after the base and the surrounding… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

5 years ago

Boeing’s KC-46A program completes receiver certification testing for B-52, F/A-18

Trials to refuel the F-15 will soon commence Boeing’s KC-46A aerial refueling tanker has been cleared to refuel the B-52… Read More

6 years ago

First USAF KC-46 tanker to arrive at McConnell AFB on Nov. 16

But Boeing can't confirm an exact delivery date for the KC-46 A new date has been set for the delivery… Read More

6 years ago

GRANDSON OF ENOLA GAY COMMANDER FLIES REFURBISHED B-29 72 YEARS AFTER HIROSHIMA MISSION

Taking control of the aircraft means Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV has now flown the only two currently operational B-29s,… Read More

7 years ago

MORE KC-135 STRATOTANKER AIRCRAFT FOR FAIRCHILD AFB

The KC-135 Stratotankers are currently scheduled to transfer from McConnell AFB, Kansas, in fiscal year 2020, as McConnell AFB is… Read More

7 years ago

U.S. AIR FORCE BUYS NEXT LOT OF KC-46A PEGASUS TANKERS

USAF buys next lot of KC-46A Pegasus tankers On Jan. 27, 2017 the U.S. Air Force (USAF) has awarded a… Read More

7 years ago