THE OPS DESK
Lack of technicians is major USAF challenge
BRINGING YOU THE LATEST TALK FROM AROUND THE SQUADRONS
THERE HAS ALWAYS been a fair share of ribbing between pilots and maintainers. While most of it can be chalked up as friendly competition, some of it is deadly serious. Who really owns the jets? Whose job is more important? Who deserves the credit when things go well? Who is to blame when things go horribly wrong? As long as there have been pilots and aircraft maintenance personnel, the goodhumored rivalry has been prevalent.