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  • U.S. Air Force hydrazine team train Chilean Airmen

    A U.S. Air Force hydrazine Mobile Training Team traveled to Los Condores Air Base, Chile, to conduct classroom instruction and hands-on training with Chilean Air Force fuels technicians. Hydrazine is a back-up fuel used in F-16 Fighting Falcons that allows a pilot to regain control in the event of an electrical or hydraulic failure. When the hydrazine is released it creates a chemical reaction that allows the pilot to manually maneuver the aircraft in order to land it safely. The two-man team taught seven Chilean fuel Airmen how to properly assemble, operate and maintain their new hydrazine servicing stand. The stand is used to refuel and defuel, purge, and prepare a shipment of hydrazine tanks.
  • 571st MSAS builds partnership capacity in the Dominican Republic

    SAN ISIDRO AIR BASE, Dominican Republic -- The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) completed training with the Dominican Republic Air Force (FARD) near Santo Domingo from April 18 through May 5, 2018. The MSAS team trained members of the FARD on aircraft weight and balance, corrosion control, hazardous materials management and radio
  • Colombian Air Force leads multinational airdrop mission

    The Colombian Air Force conducted a multinational personnel airdrop mission from their Casa 295 aircraft during Exercise Mobility Guardian Aug. 6.The French and Pakistani Air Forces participated in the mission which the Colombians planned, led and executed with support from the U.S. Air Force.“The U.S. planning cell provided us with a lot of
  • U.S. and Peruvian air force share medical knowledge, experience

    Nine medical and aviation personnel from the U.S. Air Force traveled to Lima, Peru as part of a subject matter expert exchange with the Peruvian air force May 15-19, 2017.   During the five-day engagement, the U.S. Airmen worked closely with their Peruvian counterparts to share information on medical training, standards and evaluation, and public
  • AFSOUTH facilitates new capability in Uruguay

    An Airman from 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) teamed up with two U.S. Army Soldiers from Joint Task Force-Bravo to facilitate K-9 certifications with the Uruguayan military, from Aug. 1-12. The U.S. service members instructed 19 Uruguayan participants in a variety of disciplines including on and off leash obedience, explosives and narcotics
  • SICOFAA Response to Ecuador Earthquake Shows Organization's Effectiveness

    As a member of the System of Cooperation Among the American Air Forces (SICOFAA), the Ecuadorian Air Force (FAE) received immediate responses to its request for assistance just hours after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked the Andean nation on April 16th , killing 650 and injuring more than 16,000.
  • U.S. Airmen support Chilean counterparts at week-long Air and Space trade show

    Two F-22 Raptors, from the F-22 Demonstration Team at Langley AFB, Va., fly into Santiago, Chile, to participate in 2016 International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE), on March 27, 2016. Airmen from around the U.S. are scheduled to participate in a variety of activities during the week-long air show that includes aerial demonstrations, interaction with
  • AFSOUTH heads to Chile for largest air and space fair in Western Hemisphere

    More than 65 Airmen from around the U.S. are scheduled to participate in a variety of activities during the week-long air show that includes aerial demonstrations, interaction with the local community, and subject matter expert exchanges with the Chilean air force. “AFSOUTH has built relationships with our partner nations, like Chile, through the
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