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KC-135 Crew Chief recalls when his Stratotanker low on fuel had to give 6,000 pounds of fuel to an F-4 that failed six approaches to Andersen AFB because of bad weather

KC-135 Crew Chief recalls when his Stratotanker low on fuel had to give 6,000 pounds of fuel to an F-4 that failed six approaches to Andersen AFB because of bad weather

KC-135 Stratotanker crew providing support of trans-pacific ferry missions As reported by the Carswell Sentinel, a squadron-based newspaper at Carswell… Read More

3 months ago

That time Habu crew chiefs loaded into an SR-71 ladies’ underwear to deploy along with the drag chute upon landing to adjust the attitude of a new Blackbird pilot

Upon landing and subsequent pilot deployment of the SR-71 Blackbird chute (which is Orange), the chute deployed as normal and… Read More

2 years ago

Crew Chiefs have almost finished to rebuild the F-22 Raptor that belly landed at NAS Fallon in 2018

With steady progress being made on the rebuild, the functional check flight for F-22 Raptor tail number AF-07-146 is now… Read More

2 years ago

Spanish Air Force F/A-18A+ Hornet hits building after Crew Chief forgets to put Chocks on Wheels

The F/A-18A+ Hornet was slightly damaged. Taken on Friday Jun. 28, 2019 at Gando air base, Gran Canaria (Spain), the… Read More

5 years ago

This F-35 Crew Chief is on his way to becoming an F-35 Pilot

After working as a civilian flight instructor for 11 months, Staff Sgt. Andrew Martin had logged 350 hours as an… Read More

5 years ago

THE STORY OF “PATCHES,” THE REBUILT F-15C THAT HONORS A FALLEN AIRMAN

The rebuild team lovingly referred to the F-15C as Patches, due to the noticeable amount of repairs on the aircraft… Read More

6 years ago

Sgt. 1st CLASS MIDSRU MIYAZAKI WILL BE FIRST JAPANESE MV-22 OSPREY CREW CHIEF

In order to learn about the mindset needed to become a crew chief, Miyazaki has been learning the ground service… Read More

7 years ago

Cool photo shows U.S. Air Force crew chief performing a post-flight inspection on an F-16 Fighting Falcon

Post-flight inspection on an F-16 Fighting Falcon The cool photo in this post shows the human touch needed to keep multi… Read More

7 years ago