Precision to the Nth Degree

Nolan, Dave
September 1998
Airman;Sep98, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p46
Focuses on the combat flight inspection process done by the United States Air Force Flight Standards Agency's Detachment 1. Equipment used in flight inspection; Details of the inspection process; Significance of the process.


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