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  • Crew chief honored for keeping MQ-9 Reaper fleet in air

    This year, the 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s own U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Shaun Shaffer earned the prestigious Crew Chief of the Year award for his outstanding dedication to his craft and ability to keep Holloman’s MQ-9 Reaper fleet in the air.

  • Keeping MQ-9 Reapers in the air

    Airmen from the 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform maintenance on an MQ-9 Reaper at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, June 11, 2024. The 49th AMXS is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of all MQ-9 Reapers on Holloman AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Paczkowski)

  • Pilot error leads to MQ-9A Reaper crash

    Today, Air Combat Command released an Accident Investigation Board report citing pilot error as the cause of an MQ-9A Reaper crash that took place on Jan. 18, 2023, at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville, California.