USAF To Base KC-46s At MacDill AFB, Florida

A KC-46 refuels on the flight line at MacDill AFB, Florida.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Air Force has picked MacDill AFB, Florida, to be its next KC-46 base. The service announced Dec. 21 that the base, which currently hosts 24 KC-135s, is the preferred location to host the same number of the new Boeing-made tankers. A final decision is expected after an environmental impact...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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