Maintaining the fleet: Aircraft maintenance ensure pilots safety

A T-6 Texan II taxis for takeoff July 2, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. Maintainers and crew chiefs launch and receive aircraft from the start of the training day until the very last training mission. Over 337,560 hours were spent maintaining Columbus AFB’s three airframes during fiscal year 2018 to ensure the fleet of over 230 aircraft stayed in top shape, playing a vital role in creating pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Keith Holcomb
VIRIN: 180702-F-WW501-1185.JPG
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