Condensation forms off the wings of a Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker taking off from Paine Field in Everett on Jan. 25. The U.S. Air Force has grown alarmed with the amount of trash, tools and other items that were being left behind in new KC-46 tanker planes the company was delivering. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Condensation forms off the wings of a Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker taking off from Paine Field in Everett on Jan. 25. The U.S. Air Force has grown alarmed with the amount of trash, tools and other items that were being left behind in new KC-46 tanker planes the company was delivering. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

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