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33rd Helicopter Maintenance Unit conducts 600-hour inspection

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan — Imagine the shell of a classic car. Each door is taken off and every part of the interior removed. Each part of the vehicle endures cataloging and inspection before the vehicle comes back together restored. Just like that classic car, every time an HH-60G Pavehawk reaches 600 flight hours at Kadena Air Base, it has to be dismantled, inspected and then put back together to keep it in pristine condition.

During a phase inspection, the phase dock section of the 33rd Helicopter Maintenance Unit inspects every nook and cranny of the aircraft looking for damage, rust or corrosion… Read more here.

Source: US Pacific Command

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