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Planes set to move to Heritage Airpark *updated*
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Two aircraft were added to the Scott Field Heritage Airpark this week. The third and fourth aircraft for the Scott Field Heritage Airpark found their new home March 25 and 26 respectively, as a team of workers moved a KC-135 Stratotanker and a C-140 Jetstar into their new positions near the Shiloh Gate.
Airpark planes on the move
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- 126th ARW Fabrication Superintendent, Senior Master Sgt. Ramon Wrzek, raises a boom lift to put a few finishing touches on a C-141B before it is towed to the Scott Field Heritage Airpark Sept. 12 morning.
Airpark becoming Joint Total Force effort
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- The future of the Scott Field Heritage Airpark is looking brighter each day. Excavation work has begun on the site near the Shiloh gate and the park's residents are getting a helping hand in the preparation from the 375th Airlift Wing and its flying partners that call Scott Air Force Base home.
Work may begin soon on Heritage Airpark
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- An idea 25 years in the making may soon be a reality. Tentative plans have been made to begin work on the Scott Heritage Airpark as early as next month.
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The mission of the Scott Field Heritage Air Park is to portray the history of Scott Air Force Base, the Air Mobility Command and the Airlift, Air Refueling and Aeromedical Evacuation missions.
The mission of the Scott Field Heritage Air Park Committee is to provide capital support for the Scott Field Air Park for facility improvement and expansion and those projects for which USAF funding is not available.
At bases throughout the Air Force, airparks are used to display Air Force aircraft and commemorate significant events. The Scott Heritage Air Park continues that long and honored tradition.
The Scott Airpark will include the workhorses of the Air Mobility Command, the C-141 Starlifter, and the KC-135 Stratotanker. These aircraft have played significant roles supporting our nations military from Vietnam through today's global war on terrorism in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Additionally the airpark will have on display the C-9 Nightingale and the C-140 Jetstar. Both of these aircraft were flown by men and women assigned to Scott AFB. The C-9 Nightingale was the nation's only aircraft dedicated to the lifesaving Aeromedical Evacuation mission.