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C-130 engine swap Master Sgt. David Miller

Staff Sgt. Andrew McConkay gives commands to Staff Sgt. Daniel Fox, 557th Expeditionary Red Horse Squadron heavy equipment operators, as he operates a crane after an engine swap by members of the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 746th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit propulsion at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Southwest Asia, Dec. 11, 2013. The 557th ERHS provided short notice support for the engine swap by supplying the crane and personnel to hoist the engine out and install the new engine. The combined efforts contributed to the engine being swapped in 12 hours and the aircraft ready to fly on schedule. McConkay is deployed from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and a Salt Lake City native. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. David Miller)

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION - Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 746th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit propulsion flight, installed an engine into a C-130J at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Southwest Asia, Dec. 11, 2013.

The 557th Expeditionary Red Horse Squadron supported the engine swap by providing the crane and personnel to hoist the engine out and install the new engine.

The combined efforts contributed to the engine being swapped in 12 hours and the aircraft ready to fly on schedule.


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This work, Airmen keep aircraft on schedule, by MSgt David Miller, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.11.2013

Date Posted:12.16.2013 02:07

Location:(UNDISCLOSED LOCATION)

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