NDI: inspecting parts, protecting lives

Florescent dye penetrant drips off an aircraft part, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Non-destructive inspection technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Florescent dye penetrant drips off an aircraft part, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Non-destructive inspection technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Senior Airman Joshua Sanchez, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, rinses off an aircraft part, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. NDI technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Senior Airman Joshua Sanchez, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, rinses off an aircraft part, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. NDI technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Senior Airman Joshua Sanchez, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, examines an aircraft part using a florescent dye penetrant, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. NDI technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Senior Airman Joshua Sanchez, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, examines an aircraft part using a florescent dye penetrant, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. NDI technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Senior Airman Joshua Sanchez, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, examines an aircraft part using a florescent dye penetrant, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. NDI technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Senior Airman Joshua Sanchez, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, examines an aircraft part using a florescent dye penetrant, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. NDI technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Senior Airman Joshua Sanchez, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, poses for a photo, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. NDI technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Senior Airman Joshua Sanchez, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, poses for a photo, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. NDI technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Senior Airman Joshua Sanchez, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, examines an aircraft part during an inspection, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. NDI technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Senior Airman Joshua Sanchez, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, examines an aircraft part during an inspection, Nov. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. NDI technicians use various techniques to inspect cracks or defects on aircraft parts, thereby preventing potentially catastrophic aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

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