Squadron unveils new tail design


Last updated 2/8/2024 at 9:22am

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE – Fairchild Air Force Base officials kicked off their 100 years of military aviation in Spokane with the unveiling of a new paint scheme Friday, Feb. 2.

The 141st Air Refueling Wing painted the tail on its flagship KC-135 aircraft (59-1471) in a heritage paint scheme, which was unveiled at the event.

The heritage design is inspired by the markings that were proudly displayed on the unit’s observation aircraft flown in the 1930s, base officials said.

The squadron insignia, the Ace of Spades with a dagger driven through the center of the card scripted “Caveat...

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