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An MC-130H Combat Talon II and crew briefly visited the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group from Hurlburt Field, Fla., opening its doors to 309th AMARG workers currently refurbishing C-130 outer wing sets for the MC-130H and AC-130 sustainment program at Robins AFB, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo) 309th AMARG applauded for valuable AFSOC support
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Gregory Ferguson, the Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), along with an MC-130H Talon II aircraft and its crew, recently visited the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) to recognize and pay tribute to the group’s contribution to the AFSOC mission.
0 4/27
2017
A project to retrofit Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) Advanced Threat Warning Systems onto the Navy C-130Js arrived at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex in fiscal 2016. It was completed ahead of schedule in early fiscal 2017 through the combined efforts of the 559th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, the unit that performs depot-level maintenance, repair and modification for all C-5 aircraft, and the 560th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, which does the same for the C-130. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Ed Aspera)
Robins ALC completes LAIRCM installations on Navy aircraft
Take a group of U.S. Air Force C-5 maintainers fresh from a C-17 project. Team them with C-130 maintenance professionals and what do you get? Success for the U.S. Navy … in the sky.
0 1/11
2017
Fat Albert, the Blue Angels’ C-130 cargo plane used for transporting crew and equipment to air shows around the country, is currently undergoing a chemical de-paint process here at Tinker after severe corrosion was found on it. It will take crews working three continuous shifts to thoroughly clean the aircraft of all paint, using a stripping agent to remove one layer at a time. Once the de-paint process and sheetmetal checks for any other corrosion are complete, Fat Albert will fly to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, for full programmed depot maintenance and paint. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Fat Albert makes a stop at Tinker
Fat Albert, the Blue Angels’ C-130 cargo plane used for transporting crew and equipment to air shows around the country, is currently undergoing a chemical de-paint process here at Tinker after severe corrosion was found on it. It will take crews working three continuous shifts to thoroughly clean the aircraft of all paint, using a stripping agent
0 8/18
2016
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