FOD


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FOD

focus-object distance. The distance from the target of an x-ray tube to the surface being radiographed.
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The most unconventional proposal was the implementation of a nightly FOD walk-down.
DEBRIS MAY OR MAY NOT BE INGESTED INTO MOVING PARTS BUT FOD CAN ALSO INCLUDE FUEL CONTAMINATION.
As the company NASA has entrusted with the processing of the Space Shuttle, it is critical that we strive to be an industry leader in the area of FOD prevention," Eyman said.
The FOD Control Corporation is looking for aviation professionals to bookmark their site and to be active participants in its discussion groups.
What is even more frightening is the FOD that no one knows is missing: FOD searches that reveal more unreported FOD.
I knew it would be better to alert my chain of command and risk getting in trouble for my foolish act, than to let planes fly with possible FOD in them.
Klick will address how the Air Force works to achieve FOD-free deliveries to inventory and will provide information about current proven practices and technological advancements that prevent FOD.
Take action to mitigate the risk FOD poses and make it a challenge to improve the pro gram.
FOD can have devastating effects on a jet engine because the intakes operate like giant vacuum cleaners, sucking up anything and everything in their path.
Now all hands muster on the bow for a FOD walkdown.