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November 27, 2013

757th AMXS Airmen keep A-10s flying

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

Staff Sgt. Jose Grijalva, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician, conducts pre-flight checks on an A-10 Thunderbolt II Nov. 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The A-10 Thunderbolt II is designed for close air support of ground forces.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

Airmen from the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepare for pre-flight checks Nov. 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 757th AMXS accomplishes intermediate-level maintenance on aircraft and support equipment components, maintains avionics, laser guided weapons systems, pneudraulics, fuel systems, engines, measurement and diagnostic equipment, electro-environmental and egress systems.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

Airman 1st Class Adam Fingleman, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, cleans an A-10 Thunderbolt II canopy prior to flight Nov. 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The A-10 Thunderbolt II can be serviced and operated from austere bases with limited facilities near battle areas.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

Staff Sgt. Michael Lloyd, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion craftsman, checks an A-10 Thunderbolt II engine prior to flight Nov. 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The A-10 Thunderbolt II can employ a wide variety of conventional munitions, including general purpose bombs, cluster bombs and laser guided bombs.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

Maj. Joe McGill, 40th Flight Test Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II Experimental pilot, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., communicates with crew chiefs during pre-flight checks, Nov. 18 at Nellis AFB, Nev. The A-10 Thunderbolt II was designed around the GAU-8 Avenger, a 30mm rotary cannon that is the airplanes primary armament and the heaviest cannon mounted on an aircraft.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

Staff Sgt. Jose Grijalva, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician, removes engine covers from an A-10 Thunderbolt II Nov. 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. According to the A-10 factsheet, the aircraft can loiter near battle areas for extended periods of time and can operate in low ceiling and low visibility conditions.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

Airman 1st Class Adam Fingleman, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, cleans the canopy of an A-10 Thunderbolt II Nov. 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The A-10 Thunderbolt II’s airframe was designed for survivability. It is composed of 1,200 pounds of armor for protection of the cockpit and aircraft systems that enables the aircraft to continue flying after taking significant damage.




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