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Mobility Air Forces Integrated 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 for communication/navigation/mission as well as instrument/flight control.

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


  • HS diploma or GED. Completion of courses in physics, computers and mathematics is desirable.
  • No record of acrophobia (fear of heights)
  • Normal color vision
  • ASVAB score of 70 on Electrical
  • Eligibility for Secret security clearance


  • Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX; followed by Technical Training

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  • Avionics technician