Air Force

October 24, 2013

923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier

Crew chiefs from the 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief guide a blade from an HH-60G Pave Hawk onto a stand. For easy transport and storage, the Pave Hawks are equipped with folding rotor blades.

Airman 1st Class Rodney Stewart, 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, applies masking tape to a blade tip on a HH-60G Pave Hawk. The tape outlines a specific area for sealant to be applied to prevent moisture from getting into the blade.

Airmen 1st Class Rodney Stewart and Gage Berard, 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, replace a blade tip on a HH-60G Pave Hawk Oct. 8. The blade tips are replaced when they become damaged by weather when flying or when they become too worn.

Airman 1st Class Tyler Ritchie, 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a HH-60G Pave Hawk for take-off. Aircraft marshaling is mainly done using visual communication through body signals.

Airmen 1st Class Joshua Jorgensen (center) and Travis Lee (left), 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, receive on-the-job training from Tech Sgt. Todd Loshaw, flight line expediter on Oct. 7. Airmen receive hands-on training to help them understand what they have learned in the manuals and in technical school.

Airmen from the 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron remove a gear box from a HH-60G Pave Hawk. The gear box must be replaced to ensure pilots receive accurate information from the sensors within.

The 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is responsible for the maintenance that keeps the HC-130J Combat King II and HH-60G Pave Hawk aircraft operational and ready for the 79th Rescue Squadron and the 55th RQS. The 923rd AMXS is a tenant from the 23rd Wing at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.

 




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