HomeNews

News Search

Command News

Results:
Tag: Scott AFB
Clear
  • Online emission inspection system saves money, air quality

    More than 60 Air Force installations are reaping savings and the benefits of improved air quality, thanks to the continued use of an online vehicle air emission inspection and compliance system that is estimated to be saving the Air Force over $11.8 million annually. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center launched the Employee-vehicle Certification and Reporting System, or ECARS, in 2013, and has since rolled the software out. ECARS tracks employee compliance with local requirements to ensure employees remain compliant, regardless of which state their vehicles are registered in.
  • Magellan mobility allocation planning app gets an upgrade

    Hosted on the Kessel Run platform, Magellan provides an electronic interface for operational planners to allocate mobility aircraft and their associated crews over several months, providing greater visibility and enabling them to de-conflict recurring missions and high-demand periods.
  • Air Mobility Command temporarily suspends most Space-A travel due to COVID-19

    Air Mobility Command today temporarily suspended most Space-Available travel aboard AMC and contracted aircraft, except for certain Category I, IV, and VI travel, effective March 21 in order to limit COVID-19’s spread and its impact on the force.
  • C-130 rainbow fitting inspections near completion

    Thanks to early detection by Air Force Materiel Command aircraft maintenance and engineering professionals and quick implementation of a fleet-wide time compliance technical order, C-130 maintainers have inspected and verified the viability of 108 of the 123 affected aircrafts’ lower center wing joints, or “rainbow fittings,” allowing for their safe return to service.
  • AMC, industry collaborate to build aircraft decontamination system

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- The system is known as the Joint Biological Agent Decontamination System and Air Mobility Command expects the system to be available in 2019.“More than 10 years ago, an Air Force general asked if there was a method that could decontaminate both the interior and exterior of an aircraft at the same time,” said Larry
RSS

Air Force News

Innovation