Taiwan media said the Taiwan IDF fighter planes scrambled to be within 5 minutes (Photos)
Taiwan IDF fighter patrols during the Spring Festival slid off the hangar to prepare the IDF fighters
Global Network reporter Zhu Ying library reported that, according to Taiwan News Today reported on February 4, this year New Year’s cruise readiness drill, the Taiwan Air Force open house is located in Tainan Air Force 443 Wing IDF “Ching-kuo” fighter base, all the normal daily routine, on average every 15 minutes the IDF’s movements, who work very busy. Off the most urgent task of warning, the pilot was ordered after the ground crew with the next pre-preparedness, rapid boarding, driving taxi, takeoff, taking off just five minutes off, logistical support is absolutely critical unsung heroes.
Taiwan Air Force 443 Wing captain Zhang Wenshuo that, Tainan Air Force Base is the southernmost of the battle station, air defense is a major task, because the reaction time across the Taiwan Strait is not enough to be on standby on the ground to maintain the aircraft when necessary , to be completed in the shortest time off to complete the weather alert to intercept, cover and other tasks. Ground personnel preparedness tasks in accordance with the general standard procedures, the action really skilled personnel at least 10 minutes to complete, but scrambled to the whole task must be prepared in advance, after completion in the shortest time possible.
and logistical force behind one of the key engine maintenance is not properly a high rate, thus making it difficult to launch intensive IDF drill like this every day. Engine repair unit, said Maj. sub captain Zhuang Daqing, in addition to the Air Force base in Taitung Jhihhang still build, but at the base of the construction of a “silencer test house”, a test for the whole machine, the other is only the removed engine to test.
Zhuang Daqing said, the big engine inspection every 500 hours to remove, it takes 2-3 hours; check if the IDF is only a small fault, the whole machine can be tested, if you really want to repair, can be replaced by qualified first with the engine; two ways in two test house used interchangeably, this way, can reduce working hours and increase the rate properly, maintain the “Defense” than the standards required.
course “silencer test house” is also to reduce aircraft engine test time up to 140-160 db noise, to reduce it to below 80 decibels, to minimize the impact on people’s lives around, environmentally friendly and harmonious .