Fabrication Flight, fixing the fleet
An abrasive water jet machine cuts an aircraft bracket from a sheet of aluminum at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept, 15, 2020. The machine uses a combination of water and fine garnet abrasive material, forced through a 0.015” mixing tube at a pressure of 32,000 psi to slice through various metals to create a multitude of aircraft components to keep the 48th Fighter Wings fleet of F-15’s in top flying condition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Jessi L. Monte |  VIRIN: 200915-F-PW483-0048.JPG