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November 15, 2022

Military Aviation Museum Proud New Owners of A6M3 Zero

Infamous WWII Fighter Joins the Fleet In Original Livery

The Military Aviation Museum announced its acquisition of a rare, well-kept Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero restored by Legend Flyers in Everett, Washington. The particular Zero, c/n 3148, sports a khaki paint scheme just like it had during its wartime release in 1942. Most particular is the unusually wordy subheading underneath its tail number, which indicated that the aircraft was sponsored by middle schoolers in occupied Manchuria before deploying to the 252nd Kokutai.

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22 ARW Completes Single-Pilot KC-46 Sortie

Single Pilot, Single Boom Operator Procedures Assessed for Refueling Readiness in Exigencies

The 22nd Air Refueling Wing Completed a single-pilot KC-46A Pegasus flight to validate procedures for limited aircrew. The October 25th mission allowed the Wing to assess the changes and effects of a tanker flight without a co-pilot, whether taking place due to wartime exigencies or long-range operations with offset air crews.

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