KC-46A tanker http://kmuw.org en McConnell Chosen As Home For New Tankers http://kmuw.org/post/mcconnell-chosen-home-new-tankers <p>Wichita's McConnell Air Force Base has been selected to be the main operating base for the Air Force's new KC-46A air refueling tanker.<br><br>Members of the Kansas congressional delegation issued a joint statement Wednesday announcing the Air Force decision. The aircraft will replace the aging KC-135 fleet flown by crews for the past 50 years.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 13:59:46 +0000 Associated Press 17629 at http://kmuw.org