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  • Airmen find solution to KC-135, C-130 battery testing failure

    Airmen from Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base, Ohio, and Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, helped revise outdated procedures for testing the condition of aircraft batteries on the KC-135 Stratotanker and C-130 Hercules, preventing the premature disposal and replacement of batteries and avoiding unnecessary equipment costs and maintenance hours.
  • Eglin test squadron makes transport module 'air worthy'

    Testers certify the Negatively Pressurized Conex Lite for operational use on AF C-130 fleet.
  • Air Force awards Little Rock AFB runway repair contract

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC), in collaboration with Little Rock AFB, Air Force Installation Contracting Center and Air Force Installation Mission Support Center Detachment 9, awarded a $180 million contract to complete the runway replacement at the base. The project will replace the original runway infrastructure, constructed in 1956, involving the removal of airfield obstructions and modification of lighting for eight taxiways and the landing zone.
  • Enlisted aircrew paramount to C-130 Hercules flight testing

    Not many people know that a small contingent of experienced enlisted C-130 aircrew reside at Hill Air Force Base. They are charged with the depot support flights of Air Force overflow, and Navy and Marine Corps aircraft.
  • 'The C-130 Experience' takes flight at the Hill Aerospace Museum

    The Hill Aerospace Museum has completed the first of its kind, conversion of a C-130 aircraft fuselage into an interactive classroom. The C-130 is the museum’s fifth learning center classroom and was officially opened during a ceremony May 14.
  • More C-130s coming to Robins!

    The Navy’s C-130 programmed depot maintenance workload currently being done at Hill Air Force Base, Utah by the Ogden Air Logistics Complex will begin to transition to the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex in June.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
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