Honduran air force members glean valuable knowledge from NDI technicians
Honduran air force Master Sgts. Josué Molina and Elmer Villeda practice looking for discontinuities using an eddy current in an aircraft canopy during a subject matter expert exchange event with members from the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections lab on Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2015. The eddy current uses a circulating electrical current induced in a conductor by an alternating magnetic field to locate discontinuities. When eddy currents encounter an obstacle, such as a crack, the surrounding currents become distorted. The five members from the Honduran air force teamed up with 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) and the 355th EMS for a subject matter expert exchange that focused on a variety of nondestructive inspections lab processes and maintenance safety standards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman/Released)

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