Apr 4, 2006

Phase maintenance Marines begin a maintenance inspection on an AH-1W Super Cobra in Al Taqaddum, Iraq, April 4. The Marines in the phase maintenance section, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369, Marine Aircraft Group 16 (Reinforced), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, conduct inspections on their squadron's helicopters every 200 flight hours. They look for cracks in the airframes and change out parts such as engines and transmissions.

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