The first production-conforming Textron AirLand Scorpion jet, a multimission tactical aircraft, made its first flight from McConnell Air Force Base in December.
The first production-conforming Textron AirLand Scorpion jet, a multimission tactical aircraft, made its first flight from McConnell Air Force Base in December. Textron Aviation Courtesy photo
The first production-conforming Textron AirLand Scorpion jet, a multimission tactical aircraft, made its first flight from McConnell Air Force Base in December. Textron Aviation Courtesy photo

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  • McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A Pegusus

    McConnell Air Force Base held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday to signify completing the preparation for the arrival of the KC-46A Pegusus. After three years, 16 projects, more than 23 million pounds of steel and $267 million, McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A and lead the way for the future of air refueling. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle/Oct. 16, 2017)