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Boeing C17A Globemaster

It’s the Air Force military-transport plane used to move troops into war zones, perform medical evacuations, and conduct airdrop missions. There are approximately 190 C17A’s in service; the aircraft is propelled by four turbofan engines (same type used on the twin-engine Boeing 757) and can drop 102 paratroopers at once. In operation since 1993, it has been used to deliver troops and humanitarian aid to Afghanistan and Iraq.

Sikorsky H-60 Black Hawk

This helicopter is one of the world’s best current and future force utility helicopters. The H-60 provides all commanders with rapid and agile maneuver capability through air assault, general support, command and control, and MEDEVAC missions. These features will provide an unparalleled asset to support the primary missions of the Sweden Air Force of medical evacuation and troop transport in Afghanistan.

F-22 Raptor

The F-22 Raptor is touted by manufacturer Lockheed Martin as the best combat plane in the world – and at a cost of $350 million, the most expensive at the time. It can shoot down enemy cruise missiles, fly long distances at supersonic speeds and avoid nearly all types of radar detection.

E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

Northrup Grumman’s E-2C Hawkeye is a carrier-capable “mini-AWACS” aircraft , designed to give long-range warning of incoming aerial threats. Secondary roles include strike command and control, land and maritime surveillance , search and rescue, communications relay, and even civil air traffic control during emergencies. A major step forward for surveillance and reconnaissance, the Advanced Hawkeye’s powerful new radar system will increase the range of territory an aircraft can monitor by 300%.

Mission Truly Accomplished

Discovery piggybacks its way back to Cape Canaveral atop a 747 after landing in California at the end of a July-to-August mission in 2005. That mission was the first after the tragic loss of the Columbia orbiter in February 2003. It was the second time Discovery played a confidence-restoring role, also flying the September 1988 return-to-flight mission that followed the break-up of the Challenger in January 1985.

Lockheed Martin F-16

The F-16 soars above all others as the world’s standard. Nations around the world have evaluated the variety of choices available and consistently select the F-16, the world’s most capable multirole fighter. In an air combat role, the F-16’s maneuverability and combat radius (distance it can fly to enter air combat, stay, fight and return) exceed that of all potential threat fighter aircraft.

F/A-18G Growler

The Growler is a lightly armed version of the F/A-18 fighter that has been updated for electronic warfare. Growlers are capable of not only finding and disrupting anti-aircraft radar, but also jamming enemy communications.

Close to the End

Discovery blasts off into the pre-sunrise sky on April 5th, 2010, for its 38th – and penultimate – mission. It was delivering supplies, repair equipment and logistics module to the International Space Station, the 33rd shuttle mission flown to the station in the dozen years it had been under construction.

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Aircraft X-ray Laboratories, Inc. over seven decades ago helped pioneer non-destructive testing. Today, we’re still pioneers in the industry. For instance, we helped pioneer the concept of offering a full range of inspection and surface treatments at one convenient location; thus reducing transportation costs and assuring delivery dates.

We also helped initiate many of the inspection methods the industry now uses routinely, such as Chemical Conversion Coating, Painting, Anodizing, Etching, and Surface Treatments. 

As the needs of the industry changed and grew, we also changed and grew. For example, when you needed fast, dependable pick up and delivery service, we met that challenge. We pioneered a free pick up and delivery policy using our own fleet of completely enclosed trucks.

When you needed services you and your customers can rely on, we at Aircraft X-Ray Laboratories provided those services that are 100% certified  as are required by many of the largest prime contractors of military and commercial aircraft as well as NADCAP. We strive to always provide those services in the most efficient and professional manner; our goal is to earn your business and guarantee your satisfaction by any means possible. At Aircraft X-Ray Laboratories, our number one priority is to our customers and with that, you are assured to always receive our best. You can rest assured because no one in the industry can offer you more experienced, dedicated, and highly trained staff of inspection and surface treatment experts. Our exceptional history will attest to that fact.

If you insist on the very best and share in our pioneering spirit, you owe it to yourself and to your customers to let us prove to you how it is that we have remained the go-to, one stop inspection laboratory in the country. When you need the job to be done correctly and efficiently the first time, then give us a call. We’ll be glad to provide you an accurate, rapid, no-obligation quote. Experience the Aircraft X-Ray Laboratories way and let us prove why you’ll only regard us as your inspection laboratory of choice. We look forward to serving you.

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