Local

November 8, 2013

POL Airmen ensure clean fuel at Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Airman 1st Class Nickolauss Guier, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel lab technician, collects fuel from an R-11 fuel truck in the fuels management building Nov. 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Guier was collecting a fuel sample to test later to test the water and fine sediment inside the fuel lab.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Airman 1st Class Nickolauss Guier, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel lab technician, observes fuel gauges on an R-11 fuel truck in the fuels management building Nov. 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Guier was collecting a fuel sample to test the water and fine sediment later inside the fuel lab.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Senior Airman Robbie Bonnette, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel lab technician, zeroes out a refractometer in the fuels management building Nov. 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The refractometer is used to measure fuel system icing inhibitor content in jet fuel and to make sure the scale is correct when calibrating.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Airman 1st Class Nickolauss Guier, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel lab technician, uses petroleum ether to sanitize fuel lab equipment in the fuels management building Nov. 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Petroleum ether is a non-toxic cleaning compound used to clean residual fuel off equipment.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Senior Airman Robbie Bonnette, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel lab technician, tests a fuel sample through a freeze point analyzer in the fuels management building Nov. 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A freeze point analyzer measures the freezing point of petroleum products.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Airman 1st Class Nickolauss Guier, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel lab technician, walks with a fuel sample outside the fuels management building Nov. 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 99th LRS Fuel Management Flight lab technicians conduct fuel quality assessments daily to make sure there is no water in the fuel.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Airman 1st Class Nickolauss Guier, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel lab technician, pours a clean fuel sample to be reclaimed to the fuel storage Nov. 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. If the fuel sample is dirty, it is placed into a separate storage labeled “waste fuel” and discarded according to local environmental regulations.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

Red Flag 15-3 wraps up

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadron, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., lands during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 21. A typical Red Flag exercise in...
 
 
Lockheed Martin photograph by Darin Russell

Ground testing for F-35 gun conducted at Edwards AFB

Lockheed Martin photograph by Darin Russell An F-35A Lightning II, tail number AF-2, fires a burst of rounds down range at the Edwards Gun Harmonizing Range on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 17. The F-35 Joint Strike Figh...
 
 

Separated but not alone

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho — As the dawn broke out over the mountains, I woke up to the sun peeping through my window. Once I got up I went straight to the kitchen to make my family breakfast yet in the back of my mind, all I could think about was, “how am...
 

 

Mishap prevention 101

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Here is something I would like to share with my readers. This information is geared toward supervisors, but we all play a part in the mishap prevention program, and when we know better, we tend to do better. I will discuss a few things supervisors should do within their...
 
 
raptor

Raptor pilots reach 1,000 flight hours in F-22

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Majs. Ethan Waitte and Thomas Borrego, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron pilots, stand with Lt. Col. Matt Allen, 422nd TES F-22 Raptor test director, after returning from ...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

Creech Airmen showcase RPA at Canadian airshow

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Senior Airman Kaitlyne LaRocque, 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron MQ-1 Predator crew chief, left, and Staff Sgt. Craig Stewart, 432nd AMXS MQ-1 crew chief, prepare a...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>