A B-17 and a B-25 fly alongside B-29 “Doc” before landing Friday afternoon at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana for the Defenders of Liberty Airshow. (May 5, 2017)
A B-17 and a B-25 fly alongside B-29 “Doc” before landing Friday afternoon at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana for the Defenders of Liberty Airshow. (May 5, 2017) Doc's Friends Courtesy photo
A B-17 and a B-25 fly alongside B-29 “Doc” before landing Friday afternoon at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana for the Defenders of Liberty Airshow. (May 5, 2017) Doc's Friends Courtesy photo

Flyby with WWII bombers precedes Doc’s Louisiana arrival

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    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)