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New fan blade contract saves Air Force millions - Edwards Air Force Base

Richard Rook, a jet engine mechanic with the 546th Propulsion Maintenance Squadron, inserts a fan blade into an overhauled F108 fan frame major module. Tinker AFB recently purchased 1,036 sets of used fan blades rather than new ones for F108 engines, saving the Air Force more than $36 million.

Source: www.afmc.af.mil

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    The analysis verified the potential for substituting used fan blades instead of costlier new ones in F108 jet engines. The F108 turbofan engine is used in KC-135 Stratotankers, E-3 Sentrys and E-6 Mercurys, all of which are stationed at Tinker.

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