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Mobility Air Forces Electronic Systems

Overview: Mobility Air Forces are the heavy lifters: the transporters of cargo and personnel that compromise the largest percentage of Air Force Reserve missions. Mobility aircraft include the C-5, C-17, C-130, KC-10 and KC-135.  These large aircraft are routinely required to make “combat landings” and utilize highly sophisticated electronic systems.

Position: Enlisted

AFSC: 2A8X1, 2A8X2

Specific Tasks: 

  • Maintains aircraft, support equipment, forms and records. Performs and supervises flight chief, expediter, crew chief, repair and reclamation, quality assurance, and maintenance support functions.
  • Performs preflight, thru-flight, end-of-runway, postflight, special inspections and phase inspections. 
  • Inspects, troubleshoots, and maintains aircraft structures, engines, hydraulic, and other related systems, components, and related equipment.
  • Coordinates maintenance plans and schedules to meet operational requirements


  • Minimum ASVAB score of 70 on Electrical
  • Normal color vision


  • Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 8 ½ weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX followed by Technical Training

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