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Thunderbolts pursue F-16 seat raise initiative
Master Sgt. Adam Peterson, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron aircrew egress systems section chief, and Senior Master Sgt. Benjamin Vanderpuy, 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit assistant superintendent, brief Chief Master Sgt. Dominic Hemingway, 56th Maintenance Group superintendent, on procedures to lift the seat of an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2017. Vanderpuy and Peterson explained the benefits of using the raise pin assembly versus the current legacy raise bar method used to suspend the ejection seat in the maintenance position. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ridge Shan)

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Photo by: Senior Airman Ridge Shan |  VIRIN: 171208-F-KS667-0279.JPG