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  • Electrical, environmental maintenance keeps F-16 systems online

    There are about 59 different types of aircraft in the U.S. Air Force and each one houses a network of wires that allows the aircraft to function properly. The 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit electrical and environmental shop inspects, troubleshoots and maintains those electrical and environmental

  • 80th AMU provides air power

    Maintainers assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare F-16 Fighting Falcons for flight at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The maintainers’ key responsibility is to inspect, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical components of the F-16s before and after flight.

  • Crew Chief Green-Lights Career

    Extreme temperatures, dwindling daylight hours, and the looming threat of snow is the best way to describe his current working conditions. The job itself is so demanding that if the “newbies” aren’t told to eat, they’d work straight through lunch. It’s an endless stream of components that need to be