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Airman 1st Class Omar Rodriguez, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, and Luke McSweeney, 727 SOAMXS contract maintainer, guide a CV-22 Osprey engine into the aircraft as it is hoisted at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Omar Rodriguez, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, and Luke McSweeney, 727 SOAMXS contract maintainer, guide a CV-22 Osprey engine into the aircraft as it is hoisted at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Members of the 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron guide a CV-22 Osprey engine into position to be hoisted into the aircraft at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Members of the 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron guide a CV-22 Osprey engine into position to be hoisted into the aircraft at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Members of the 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron go over the task list to hoist an engine into a CV-22 Osprey at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Members of the 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron go over the task list to hoist an engine into a CV-22 Osprey at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Tavon Randolph, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance crew chief, winds the winch that lifts the new engine into the CV-22 Osprey at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Tavon Randolph, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance crew chief, winds the winch that lifts the new engine into the CV-22 Osprey at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Omar Rodriguez Maisonet, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, guides a cable to an engine below at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Omar Rodriguez Maisonet, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, guides a cable to an engine below at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Luke McSweeney, 727th Special Operations Air Maintenance Squadron contract maintainer, tightens a bolt on a CV-22 Osprey engine at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Luke McSweeney, 727th Special Operations Air Maintenance Squadron contract maintainer, tightens a bolt on a CV-22 Osprey engine at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Airman 1st Class Omar Rodriguez, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, and Luke McSweeney, 727 SOAMXS contract maintainer, guide a CV-22 Osprey engine into the aircraft as it is hoisted at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)