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September 14, 2012

Working at the carwash ….. no wait, the washrack!

Getting the tires . . .

Senior Airman Candace Obeginski, crew chief, and Airman 1st Class Garrett Sterba, electronic environmental journeyman, both from the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron clean the tires of an F-15E Strike Eagle at the wash rack Sept. 10, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Washing aircraft every 180 days at Nellis AFB helps to extend its life and reliability by preventing corrosion build-up. The more exposure an installation has to salt water the more frequently the aircraft is required to be washed.

 

 

Using protective gear . . .

Senior Airman Candace Obeginski, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, puts on personal protective equipment prior to cleaning an F-15E Strike Eagle at the wash rack Sept. 10, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Washing aircraft every 180 days at Nellis AFB helps to extend its life and reliability by preventing corrosion build-up. The more exposure an installation has to salt water the more frequently the aircraft is required to be washed.

 

 

Hook up and be safe . . .

Airman 1st Class Chris Stonebrook, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, hooks his safety harness to the rafters of the wash rack Sept. 10, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Washing aircraft every 180 days at Nellis AFB helps to extend its life and reliability by preventing corrosion build-up. The more exposure an installation has to salt water the more frequently the aircraft is required to be washed.

 

 

Scrub, scrub, scrub again . . .

Senior Airman Candace Obeginski, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, scrubs underneath an F-15E Strike Eagle at the wash rack Sept. 10, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Washing an F-15E Strike Eagle takes approximately four hours for a crew of three to clean the aircraft and reduce corrosion and salt build up.

 

 

Shining up that tail . . .

Airman 1st Class Chris Stonebrook, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, washes the tail of an F-15E Strike Eagle at the wash rack Sept. 10, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Washing aircraft every 180 days at Nellis AFB helps to extend the life and reliability of an aircraft by preventing corrosion build-up. The more exposure an installation has to salt water the more frequently the aircraft is required to be washed.

 

 

A little more on the end . . .

Airman 1st Class Chris Stonebrook, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, washes the tail of an F-15E Strike Eagle at the wash rack Sept. 10, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Washing an F-15E Strike Eagle takes approximately four hours for a crew of three to clean the aircraft and reduce corrosion and salt build up.

 

 

Getting under and getting the grub . . .

Airman 1st Class Garrett Sterba, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electronic environmental journeyman, sprays water underneath an F-15E Strike Eagle at the wash rack Sept. 10, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Washing an F-15E Strike Eagle takes approximately four hours for a crew of three to clean the aircraft and reduce corrosion and salt build up.

 

 

Extending the life of the F-15 Eagle . . .

An F-15E Strike Eagle is cleaned at the wash rack Sept. 10, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Washing an F-15E Strike Eagle takes approximately four hours for a crew of three to clean the aircraft and reduce corrosion and salt build up.

 

 




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