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Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Operational Energy, Roberto Guerrero, watches demonstration of Sonic Infrared inspection by Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc., Jupiter, Fla., January 9, 2018. Innovating compressor blade inspection
Blade defects decrease engine efficiency and power, while increasing fuel burn (specific fuel consumption) and exhaust gas temperature (EGT) - resulting in higher maintenance costs, and decreased aircraft availability. Additionally, defective compressor blades can pose a safety threat if not replaced in a timely manner. While researching areas for increased aircraft optimization, Air Force Operational Energy found that cost-effective and reliable blade inspection ensures engines are performing optimally, and is paramount to maintaining aircraft readiness.
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2018
More C-130s coming to Robins! More C-130s coming to Robins!
The Navy’s C-130 programmed depot maintenance workload currently being done at Hill Air Force Base, Utah by the Ogden Air Logistics Complex will begin to transition to the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex in June.
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2018
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson (center) stands with the 2016 Presidential Rank Award recipients after a ceremony held at the Pentagon, Washington D.C., July 14, 2017. The award is limited each year to only 1 percent of the Air Force’s senior executives and only 5 percent of Senior Executive Service employees may receive the Presidential Meritorious Rank Award. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark) Senior Air Force civilians presented Presidential Rank Awards
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson recognized the career achievements of 12 senior civilians during the 2016 Presidential Rank Awards Ceremony at the Pentagon July 14, 2017.
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2017
Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, speaks to members of Team Robins during her commanders call at the Museum of Aviation Century of Flight Hangar Jan. 18, 2017. During the commanders call, the general discussed the AFMC Strategic Plan, released in 2016, which established the following four goals: Increase AFMC's agility in order to best support the Air Force enterprise; Bolster trust and confidence of those AFMC serves; Drive cost-effectiveness into the capabilities the command provides; and, Recruit, develop and retain a diverse, high-performing and resilient team. In closing the general told the audience, "Thanks for what you do. It makes me proud to be a part of Air Force Materiel Command." (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton) Gen. Pawlikowski gets strategic at Robins Commander’s Call
Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, provided Team Robins with an update on command strategies during a commander’s call at the Museum of Aviation Century of Flight Hangar Jan. 20.
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2017
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