• Director of Engineering for Air Force Propulsion talks about career

    “If you’re not having fun, you’re not in the right job,” is a motto Josh Mark has followed throughout his career in intelligence, aircraft and propulsion development, research, space technologies, and currently as Director of Engineering for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Propulsion

  • Casting new methods of production saves Air Force time, money

    The 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, part of the Air Force Sustainment Center, has a new additive manufacturing approach to solve an old problem, sourcing hard to acquire parts for legacy aircraft. By digitally recreating the mold used to create cast parts, instead of building the part from

  • This Week In AFLCMC History - September 19-25, 2022

    In the 'Heritage Hangar' this week: the almost-obligatory first flight, a few more recent events from the 1990s and 2000s, a short look at 100 years ago, and a flight test that ties in several AFLCMC operating locations.

  • Air Force propulsion leader highlights priorities and successes

    Since taking over as director of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Propulsion Directorate, in July of 2020, John Sneden and his team have been at the forefront of efforts to modernize the propulsion systems that power U.S. Air Force aircraft.

  • India, US sign Air-Launched UAV Co-Development Project Agreement

    Air Vice Marshal Narmdeshwar Tiwari, Indian Air Force, Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Plans, and Brig. Gen. Brian R. Bruckbauer, Director of the Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation (AFSAC) Directorate for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, signed a landmark agreement recently to

  • Tinker units collaborate, produce first 3-D printed engine component

    Members of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, an Air Force Sustainment Center wing, have produced the first additively manufactured metal component successfully tested on a U.S. Air Force aircraft engine, a significant milestone for future sustainment of aircraft like the E-3 Airborne Warning