Reserve Unit at Tinker Performs Vital Mission for Aircraft Maintenance

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, OK -- The 10th Flight Test Squadron is a unique squadron within its own right.

Home to roughly 35 reserve Airmen and situated on the flight-line, separate from most other Tinker Air Force Base units, the 10th FLTS flies four different types of aircraft after they have undergone programmed depot maintenance at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center or received battle-damage repair.

"The unit is important because it provides a thorough flight check of the work done by the OC-ALC maintainers, ensuring that Team Tinker returns top-quality aircraft to the warfighters," said Lt. Col. Pete Jones, 10th FLTS commander.

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