KC-46A refuels first international aircraft during Employment Capability Exercise

Morón Air Base commander, Spanish Air Force Col. Enrique Fernandez Ambel, observes as U.S. Air Force Capt. Steven Strickland, 344th Air Refueling Squadron KC-46A Pegasus instructor pilot, approaches to receive fuel during an orientation flight April 18, 2022. Spanish commanders joined the flight to familiarize themselves with U.S. tanker operations and witness the first-ever Pegasus refueling of an international aircraft during an operation, a Spanish EF-18 Hornet, also known in Spain as a C-15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Eckert)

PHOTO BY: U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Eckert
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