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The upkeep of 40 Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemasters takes a highly trained team of maintenance professionals to identify and repair problems. This responsibility falls under the 437th Maintenance Flight. The flight has four different work centers which make up home station check and consists of crew chiefs, jet engine mechanics, repair and reclamation and wheel and tire team members
191120-F-MK831-020.JPG Photo By: James Bowman

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON - Senior Airman Richard Johnson and Airman first class Jacob Major, 437th Maintenance Flight electrical technicians, look at technical data for a rewiring task Nov. 20, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. A C-17 has approximately 120 miles worth of wiring routed throughout the aircraft. Every 180 days, Home Station Check team members complete 750 inspections on critical items and performs airframe and flight control lubrications. On average the HSC process takes 96 hours per aircraft.


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