From left: Julie Elise-Acosta, Marcel Anozie and Matt Nelson show off a composite wing component designed by Spirit AeroSystem’s research and development team. The part was designed using the same process the company used to manufacture the next-generation spoiler for the Airbus A320 jetliner.
From left: Julie Elise-Acosta, Marcel Anozie and Matt Nelson show off a composite wing component designed by Spirit AeroSystem’s research and development team. The part was designed using the same process the company used to manufacture the next-generation spoiler for the Airbus A320 jetliner. Travis Heying The Wichita Eagle
From left: Julie Elise-Acosta, Marcel Anozie and Matt Nelson show off a composite wing component designed by Spirit AeroSystem’s research and development team. The part was designed using the same process the company used to manufacture the next-generation spoiler for the Airbus A320 jetliner. Travis Heying The Wichita Eagle

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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)