FRC Southeast Innovates to Support Fleet Need for Air Combat Training Aircraft
Sheet metal apprentice Evan Durflinger, assigned to Fleet Readiness Center Southeast’s F-5 Production Line, works to replace the upper canopy longeron (UCL) on an F-5N Tiger II. UCLs are the main structural components of the airframe, providing rigidity to the aircraft around the cockpit.

Photo by: U.S. Navy Photo |  VIRIN: 230213-N-DG679-0024.JPG