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Check Six – 1980: KC-10A Extender First Flight

July 12, 2020

From the This Day in Aviation website

US Air Force Photograph

12 July 1980: The first McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender, serial number 79-0433, made its first flight at Long Beach, California with company test pilots Walt Smith and George Jansen, flight engineer Leo Hazell, and flight test engineer Guy Lowery.

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