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  • AFRL helps extend serviceability of hydraulic aircraft components

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate recently completed an extensive effort to help certify a maintenance process that could extend the life of aircraft hydraulic system components.Through participation in a rapid innovation fund team led by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, AFRL
  • 388th Fighter Wing standing up final F-35A aircraft maintenance unit

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The 388th Fighter Wing recently began standing up the last of its aircraft maintenance units, a big step toward receiving the full complement of F-35A Lightning IIs by the end of 2019. The first operational F-35s landed at Hill Air Force Base in October 2015. Since then, the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and 4th AMU
  • Hill Airmen conduct joint cargo exercise

    The ability to rapidly deploy with America’s newest stealth fighter was tested here recently during a joint cargo exercise. The exercise tested the readiness of the Airmen in the 388th Maintenance Group and Hill’s cargo specialists in the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron.
  • Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

    Located at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, the 575th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron T-38 Talon depot maintenance team has been providing current upgrade modifications known as Pacer Classic III since 2015 and have to date successfully completed them on 40 T-38 Talon aircraft.
  • Air Force directs one-day operational safety review

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018.
  • ICBM Country: Ogden Air Logistics Complex restoring Air Force’s nuclear launch facilities

    Editor's Note: Hill Air Force Base units are helping ensure the nuclear triad remains an effective strategic deterrent now and into the future. This is the first in a two-part series.For more than 50 years, rural American pastures in the Great Plains have housed a key leg in the air-, land- and sea-based strategic deterrent triad – mission-ready
  • AFSC commander visits Robins' Global Hawk workers

    Lt. Gen. Lee Levy II, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, met with members of Team Robins about work being done on a Global Hawk here during his site visit June 13. This is the first time a Global Hawk has flown into an Air Force air logistics complex. Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex maintenance professionals are meticulously painting the
  • Robins maintenance pros annihilate workflow, set record

    For an aircraft with an interior and exterior combined paint weight of 2,600 pounds, more than 100 miles of wiring, more than 5 miles of control cables and the ability to haul 58 Cadillacs or six standard Greyhound buses, the maintenance demands are extreme. The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex is one of only three ALCs in the Air Force with
  • AFMC Repair Network Integration program delivers service-wide benefits of aircraft readiness, improved supply

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Materiel Command’s goal of increasing the Air Force’s agility recently reaped another success when a Headquarters AFMC-led program yielded increased aircraft readiness and improved supply availability.The Repair Network Integration, or RNI, program, managed from within the AFMC Directorate of
  • AFSOC general returns to thank Robins maintainers, provides gunship tour

    As promised by the Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex C-130 sustainment workers toured the inside of an AC-130W gunship fully loaded with the latest modifications Feb. 9.  Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, AFSOC vice commander, and his crew brought the AC-130W from Hurlburt Field, Florida, to the Robins
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