gia777
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Air Force One Maintenance

Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:58 am

Hi Guys I was wondering, every commercial airlines receive A B C D Check for maintenance....do USAF one follow this too? Do they do D-Check?
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DL717
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Re: Air Force One Maintenance

Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:08 pm

gia777 wrote:
Hi Guys I was wondering, every commercial airlines receive A B C D Check for maintenance....do USAF one follow this too? Do they do D-Check?


Maintenance is continuous, and most checks are above and beyond what is done on a commercial airliner.
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Re: Air Force One Maintenance

Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:37 pm

Have to wonder if either VC-25A has accumulated enough hours for a major check ... they spend a lot of time not flying.

Most of that time not flying, the Air Force is performing maintenance of some sort or another, or cleaning/polishing.

Those 747s are probably kept in better shape than when they left the factory brand new.
 
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Re: Air Force One Maintenance

Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:18 pm

It's the availability of spares that's causing the problems. Less than 10,000 hours TT, i think?

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