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Maintainers with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit prepare to perform a liquid penetrant inspection at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.

Maintainers with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit prepare to perform a liquid penetrant inspection at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021. NDI Airmen perform integrity checks on aircraft parts to inspect for cracks, corrosions, or deformations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

Maintainers with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit clean an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.

Maintainers with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit clean an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021. NDI Airmen clean aircraft parts to remove possible contaminants before beginning a liquid penetrant inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit cleans an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit cleans an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021. NDI Airmen clean aircraft parts to remove possible contaminants before beginning a liquid penetrant inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections unit applies liquid penetrant to aircraft parts at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections unit applies liquid penetrant to aircraft parts at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021. Liquid penetrant helps with inspecting parts by capillary action, revealing any damages after any excess liquid is removed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections unit rinses liquid penetrant off an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections unit rinses liquid penetrant off an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021. Liquid penetrant helps with inspecting parts by capillary action, revealing any damages after any excess liquid is removed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections unit removes liquid penetrant off an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections unit removes liquid penetrant off an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021. The red solution is called the “remover” because it removes any excess liquid penetrant left on an aircraft part. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit examines an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit examines an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021. NDI Airmen work under low-light conditions and use ultraviolet lights to help uncover damages on a part. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit examines an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit examines an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021. NDI Airmen work under low-light conditions and use ultraviolet lights to help uncover damages on a part. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit examines an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.

A maintainer with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit examines an aircraft part at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021. NDI Airmen perform integrity checks on aircraft parts inspect for cracks, corrosions, or deformations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

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