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 Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

Preventative healthcare: Key to overall wellness

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Mellissa Urban, 99th Medical Group contracted licensed practical nurse, gives a vaccination to Tech. Sgt. Allan Habel, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds quality assurance inspe...
 
 

F-16Ds removed from flight status due to longeron cracks

WASHINGTON — U.S. Air Force officials recently removed 82 two-seat F-16D Fighting Falcons from flight status due to the discovery of canopy sill longeron cracks found between the front and rear pilot seats. The cracks were discovered following an immediate action time compliance technical order, or TCTO, to inspect all F-16D due to initial structural...
 
 
leadership-edit

Leadership Lessons: Do you know our Air Force Heritage?

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — On June 28, 1914, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist. One month later on July 28, the Austrian-Hungary Empire declared ...
 

 
U.S. Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

99th CES ‘plumbers’ keep mission flowing

U.S. Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Staff Sgt. Alan Franklin, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels systems maintenance craftsman, uses a hand auger, or plumbing snake, to unclog a drain pipe at the Nellis Inn on...
 
 
U.S. Air  Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

Civil Air Patrol cadets gain insight on Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam Maj. Jason Curtis, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron no. 6 pilot, interacts with Civil Air Patrol cadets at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 18. The CAP cadets were...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Microchips help return lost furry friends

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Dr. Michael Simpson, a Department of Army Civilian Veterinary medical officer, scans ‘P.J.,’ a military working dog, for a microchip number at the Nellis Veterinary Tre...
 




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=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin