A drone is flown by employees of Blue Chip UAS of Wichita. The company specializes in topographical survey work and 3D mapping of locations.
A drone is flown by employees of Blue Chip UAS of Wichita. The company specializes in topographical survey work and 3D mapping of locations. Travis Heying File photo
A drone is flown by employees of Blue Chip UAS of Wichita. The company specializes in topographical survey work and 3D mapping of locations. Travis Heying File 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)