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Use the test cell time of a rebuilt Jet engine to make power

I propose we utilize the mandatory time an rebuilt jet engine must be run in test cell to generate elecricity for the grid. These engine test cells exist on most evey AF base, and this technology is already in use and made by ATEC Inc. Sowith minimal changes to an already existing infrastructure, and a minor investment we can run a trial program at one base and based on those findings begin the upgrade world wide, to... more »

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KC135R Jet Engine Change Tiger Team

The KC135R Air Refueler is powered by General Electric F108 jet engines. This powerplant is known as a low-maintenance engine. Changing an engine is a rare occasion for us. Some hot spots (such as Al Udeid) have a higher ratio of changes, but when it comes to Guard, Reserve, and smaller Active Duty bases, it is very uncommon to change out an engine. In the four years we’ve had 135Rs at the 191st at Selfridge ANGB, we’ve... more »

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