Crew chiefs keep aircraft fit for flight
Staff Sgt. Patrick Gaudet, 403rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, inspects the propeller blade of a WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft to make sure there are no cracks or other damage Jan. 26, 2018, at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Crew chiefs are responsible for performing numerous checks, tests and maintenance on aircraft to make sure the Air Force fleet is fit for flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Labadens)