Red Is Good

McAneny, Paul J.
October 2009
Air Force Journal of Logistics;Fall2009, Vol. 33 Issue 3/4, p10
Academic Journal
The article identifies the significant enterprise-level changes needed to enable U.S. Air Force achieve simultaneous efficiency and effectiveness targets for aircraft readiness and reliability. Suggested changes for aircraft maintanance include the need of Air Force to become a learning organization, develop an organizational level leaders and facilitate the persistent pursuit of continuous process improvement. Recommendations for the changes in Air Force level policies are also outlined.


Related Articles

  • SHORTCUTS CAN BE COSTLY!  // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly;Feb2014, Issue 735, p58 

    The article offers suggestions on applying preventive maintenance within aviation and missile equipment field and mentions the significance of safety procedures.

  • Flight Line Maintenance Creech Versus McPeak. Lindsay, A. // Air Force Journal of Logistics;Fall2009, Vol. 33 Issue 3/4, p24 

    The article analyzes the main factor behind the decision of former U.S. Chief of Staff of the Air Force General T. Michael Moseley to realign the aircraft maintenance unit (AMU) in the Combat Air Force flying squadron. It examines the contributions of General William L. Creech and General...

  • PRESERVING HISTORY. Jones, Shawn J. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Jun2011, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p27 

    The article reports on the efforts of regular Air Force and Air Force Reserve maintenance technician in restoring an air mobility artifact. It states that airmen and volunteers contributed more than 3,000 hours restoring the deteriorating C-118 Liftmaster back to its position. It mentions that...

  • Missing a Step Puts Marines in Harm's Ways. Kenney, Justin; Ybarra, Derrick // Mech;Winter2013/2014, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p4 

    The article reports on the maintenance error in the AH-1W Super Cobras aircraft, which had problems with a 20 millimeters cannon shortly after departure. It shows that the ordnance-line crew had missed the step of cycling a dummy round through the entire feed chute and gun system. It found that...

  • The Canopy Wouldn't Budge. Kaiser, Daniel // Mech;Winter2013/2014, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p22 

    The article reports on the incident during the maintenance on the canopy of Aircraft 106. It indicates that the canopy was pushing down on the plane captain (PC) trainee's shoulder while the rest of his body was on the leading-edge extension (LEX). The incident highlights the importance of...

  • The Media, Education & Force Development Division.  // Wingman;Spring2009, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p6 

    This article features the operation of the Media, Education and Force Development Division of the U.S. Air Force Safety Center.

  • FSO CORNER. Gallaher, Paul // Flying Safety;Jul2001, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p16 

    Discusses the role of a flight safety officer in the United States Air Force.

  • What Happens Next? Tidmore, Kerry L. // Flying Safety;Jul2001, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p20 

    Focuses on the operational risk management adopted by the United States Air Force.

  • AIR FORCE OPERATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL.  // Flying Safety;Apr2004, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p3 

    Provides information on the U.S. Air Force Operational Safety Council.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics