Images: Crew chiefs perform phase inspection [Image 4 of 5]
Tech. Sgt. Gregory Ludwig, a crew chief with the 169th Maintenance Squadron, inspects an F-16 arresting hook during a phase inspection. Crew chiefs with the 169th Maintenance Squadron perform a phase inspection on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C. The inspection element performs a phase inspection on the critical areas of the aircraft every 400 hours of flight time.