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97 AMW Conducts First KC-46 Flight at Altus

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A KC-46A Pegasus takes off from a 97th Air Mobility Wing runway for the first time, Feb. 21, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The KC-46 is the newest Air Force aircraft, creating a new future for air refueling missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeremy Wentworth)

a plane on a flightline

A KC-46A Pegasus flies after taking off from a 97th Air Mobility Wing runway for the first time, Feb. 21, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The KC-46 is the newest Air Force aircraft, creating a new future for air refueling missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeremy Wentworth)

a plane on a flightline

A KC-46A Pegasus taxis on the 97th Air Mobility Wing flightline, Feb. 20, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The KC-46 is the newest Air Force aircraft, creating a new future for air refueling missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeremy Wentworth)

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. --