End of an era: Air Force, Team Dover say goodbye to last TF-39 engine

Wesley Currin (left), Triple J Trucking driver from Jacksonville, N.C., and Michael Tatum, 436th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion engine mechanic, secure the last production General Electric TF-39 turbofan engine to a tractor trailer Feb. 16, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Since 2015, 144 TF-39 engines were turned in through a joint process involving the Air Force and General Electric, where they were sold to a metals reclamation company in Monroe, N.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Jenne)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Jenne
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