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McConnell Prepares for New Tanker

MetroSourceDecember 13, 2018

McConnell Air Force Base is preparing for the arrival of the new KC-46 tanker.

Base officials say training operations are continuing until the aircraft arrives later this month.

Crews are receiving hands-on training with a replica of the KC-46. Officials say the KC-46 is designed to be faster, less expensive and fly longer distances.

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