APPLY HERE

If you are interested in joining the Air Force Reserve, please fill out the form below and one of our advisors will contact you. You may also call 800-257-1212


Are You a U.S. Citizen* Yes No
Prior military service*
(any branch, past or present) Yes No

Date of Birth*

Gender*
Male Female
What prompted you to visit this site?*

Aircraft Fuel Systems

Overview: There is minimal margin of error during flight.  Modern military aircraft require highly trained Aircraft Fuel Systems personnel who can diagnose fuel system malfunctions and perform corrective actions pre-flight to ensure safe operation once airborne.

Position:  Enlisted

AFSC: 2A6X4

Specific Tasks:

  • Remove, repair, inspect, install, and modify aircraft fuel systems, including integral fuel and water cell tanks, bladder cells, and external tanks
  • Clean fuel cells and tanks, and inspect for foreign objects, corrosion, cell deterioration, and fungus 
  • Learn about internal hardware, sealing techniques, and materials, layout drawing use, interpreting technical publications, and concepts, and applications of maintenance directives

Requirements: 

  • Normal color vision 
  • ASVAB score of 47 on Mechanical 

Training: 

  • Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 8 ½ weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at JB San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, TX followed by Technical Training 
  • Technical Training is 36 days at Sheppard AFB, TX 
  • College credits earned: Aviation Technology - 12 credits

Related Civilian Careers: 

  • Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians 
  • Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers