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November 15, 2013

Propulsion Shop keeps aircraft flying

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Eric Haddock, 57th Maintenance Group Propulsion Shop, contractor aerospace propulsion mechanic, observes a running engine at the Hush House Nov. 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The test cell is a functional test to ensure engines function correctly after being maintained. The 57th MXG Propulsion Shop is responsible for the maintenance of 185 aircraft engines.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Robert Marshall, 57th Maintenance Group Propulsion Shop, contractor aerospace propulsion mechanic, inspects an F100-229 engine for damage Nov. 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 57th MXG maintains, disassembles, assembles, inspects, repairs and tests 185 aircraft engine propulsion units.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Michael Halasz, 57th Maintenance Group Propulsion Shop, contractor aerospace propulsion mechanic, conducts a two year inspection for a Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor engine trailer Nov. 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The inspection identifies corrosion, cracks and worn out parts to be fixed and ensures the trailer is functional. The 57th MXG Propulsion Shop is responsible for the maintenance of 185 aircraft engines.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

John Delfs, 57th Maintenance Group Propulsion Shop contractor aerospace propulsion mechanic, conducts a clutch and brake disassembly inspection on a Pratt & Whitney F100 engine central gear box Nov. 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The central gear box for an F-15 Eagle is designed to start the motor of the aircraft. The 57th MXG Propulsion Shop is responsible for the maintenance of 185 aircraft engines.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Michelinda Lapuz, 57th Maintenance Group Propulsion Shop, contractor tools and parts attendant, prepares a Heavy Tooling Stack System to transfer an engine fixture, as Bill Rice, 57th MXG Propulsion Flight aerospace propulsion mechanic, observes Nov. 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Lapuz is responsible for more than 3,000 tools and 22 large tool kits. The 57th MXG Propulsion Shop is responsible for the maintenance of 185 aircraft engines.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Robert Marshall, 57th Maintenance Group Propulsion Shop, contractor aerospace propulsion mechanic, inspects an F100-229 engine for damage Nov. 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 57th MXG maintains, disassembles, assembles, inspects, repairs and tests 185 aircraft engine units.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Michael Halasz, 57th Maintenance Group Propulsion Shop, contractor aerospace propulsion mechanic, conducts a two year inspection for a Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor engine trailer Nov. 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The inspection identifies corrosion, cracks and worn out parts to be fixed and ensures the trailer is functional. The 57th MXG Propulsion Shop is responsible for the maintenance of 185 aircraft engines.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Robert Marshall, 57th Maintenance Group Propulsion Shop, contactor aerospace propulsion mechanic, inspects an F100-229 engine for damage Nov. 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 57th MXG maintains, disassembles, assembles, inspects, repairs and tests 185 aircraft engines.




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