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Airman Brandon Duncan, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, observes an hourly post-flight inspection of a KC-135 Stratotanker Feb. 12, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The aircraft’s wires, lubrication and fluids are investigated every 60 days for discrepancies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)

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Airman Brandon Duncan, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, checks a KC-135 Stratotanker cove lip door bearing during an hourly post-flight inspection Feb. 12, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The inspection takes place every 60 days to diagnose any issues that could prevent the aircraft from operating future refueling missions. (U.S. Air Force by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)

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Senior Airman Jordon Moll, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, instructs maintainers during an hourly post-flight inspection on a KC-135 Stratotanker Feb. 12, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. During the 60-day in-depth inspection, several crew chiefs replaced hydraulic fluid, lubricated moving components and investigated the aircraft for any further discrepancies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)

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Airman 1st Class Luis Garcia, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, cleans a jack screw on a KC-135 Stratotanker cove lip door Feb. 12, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The cleaning was part of a 60-day inspection, which involved servicing aircraft components that are not usually investigated during a normal pre-flight or regular flight inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- Airman Brandon Duncan, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, observes an hourly post-flight inspection of a KC-135 Stratotanker Feb. 12, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The aircraft’s wires, lubrication and fluids are investigated every 60 days for discrepancies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)