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November 2, 2012

EMS refurbishes Heritage Park

Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle
355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Members from the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron corrosion control and sheet metal flights are working to refurbish several aircraft at Heritage Park on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

“We are maintaining Heritage Park,” said Senior Airman Clint Black, 355th EMS aircraft structural maintenance. “We are making sure it is kept at a standard so people will come and see the aircraft.”

Members of the 355th EMS are making the final touches to the refurbishing of the A-10 Thunderbolt II this week.

“A typical A-10 takes seven days,” said Staff Sgt. Ray McMahon, 355th EMS day shift corrosion lead. “Since it is a one-shift operation and we’re doing it outside, we were given ten days to finish the A-10 at Heritage Park.”

Members of the 355th EMS will start re-beautifying the Lockheed U-2 next week. In April, they will return to Heritage Park to repaint the C-130.

“As Corrosion Control and Sheet Metal Flight, it’s our job to take care of the aircraft, which includes the aircraft at Heritage Park,” McMahon said.




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