Airman 1st Class Sean Rippens

Spotlight on You: Airman 1st Class Sean Rippens

Maintaining a classic: 33rd HMU conducts 600-hour inspection

by: Senior Airman Omari Bernard | .
18th Wing Public Affairs | .
published: November 08, 2016

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Sean Rippens, 33rd Helicopter Maintenance Unit HH-60G Pavehawk crew chief, drains the main gear box during a phase inspection at Kadena Air Base, Japan. A phase inspection or 600-hour inspection ensures that the aircraft stays maintained, serviceable and mission ready.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard/Released)

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