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List the personal characteristics that cause a person to perform an unsafe act or to overlook or tolerate an unsafe condition. Inattentiveness, excitability, impatience, and stubbornness.
What should be accomplished after any maintenance action? Police the area and leave it in a clean and orderly condition.
Failure to clean up drips and spills can cause what dangers? Slips and falls.
List the principles of RM. Accept no unnecessary risk; make risk decisions at the appropriate level; integrate RM into operations,activities and planning at all levels; and apply the process cyclically and continuously.
What’s considered to be the direct cause of many accidents? Unsafe acts and conditions.
What is defined as rough or boisterous play, but is a major cause of accidents? Horseplay.
What type of protective clothing do you wear while working around hot exhaust or tailpipes? Gloves and long-sleeve shirts.
What position do you assume to lift an object from a level lower than your waist? Squat with back straight; use legs to exert force.
Why must supervisors be given formal safety training? So they have a working knowledge of the fundamentals of accident prevention, and accident-prevention “know how” to train their personnel.
Name the two most frequent methods used in job safety training. (1) Personal interviews by the supervisor. (2) Stand-up talks.
When should you replace cracked or broken tools? Immediately.
What methods can you follow to prevent fires in maintenance areas? Don’t allow oily rags to accumulate, obey NO SMOKING signs, never put matches/cigarettes in wastebaskets, never allow your clothing to become saturated with flammables, and don’t store flammables in open containers.
What characteristics constitute a hazardous chemical? Combustible, unstable, irritant, explosive, water reactive, corrosive, flammable and toxic.
What should you do if your clothes become splashed or sprayed with chemicals? Leave the area immediately and remove them.
What information does MSDSs provide you? An explanation of the physical data of the chemicals you work with. Information includes, but not limited to the melting point, boiling point, flash point, toxicity, health effects, first aid, storage and spill procedures.
What information must be included on hazardous waste labels? The type of waste and the “accumulation start” entries.
What must be considered to make a sealant effective? Correct sealant be used for the specific area and applied correctly.
Sealants are packaged and available in what general U/Is? Two-part can kit, semkit cartridge, and premixed and frozen.
What TOs cover sealants, solvents, and adhesives? TOs 42A3-1-2 and 1-1-691.
What is the sealant application life? The length of time a mixed sealing compound remains usable at 77 °F and 50 percent relative humidity.
What is the purpose of solvents? Dissolve oily and greasy soils so they can be easily wiped away or absorbed on a cloth.
List three sources of antenna radiation. (1) High-frequency radio transmitters. (2) Radar. (3) Electronic countermeasure devices.
What are the effects of antenna radiation on the human body and vital organs? May cause burns beneath the skin, cataracts in the eyes, and internal organ damage as a result of heat produced as energy is absorbed into tissues.
Briefly describe the hazards associated with an overheated brake assembly. Blowout or fire.
From what direction do you approach an aircraft with overheated brakes? From the aircraft’s nose or tail direction—never in line with the axles.
List the major danger areas around an operating jet engine. Engine intake, exhaust, turbine plane of rotation, and high-intensity sound.
What’s normally considered a safe distance from an operating jet engine intake? 25 feet to the front and sides.
What is normally considered a safe distance to the rear of jet engine exhaust? 200 feet.
Why is the plane of rotation of the engine turbine wheel considered dangerous? If the turbine wheel disintegrates while you’re in the plane of rotation, there’s a good chance you’ll sustain serious or fatal injuries.
In addition to earplugs, what protective device do you wear when working in high-intensity noise areas? Headset or ear defenders.
Define an “explosives loaded” aircraft. An aircraft is “explosives loaded” when it carries munitions, internally or externally.
Where must an explosives loaded aircraft be parked? In a designated explosives parking area.
Which personnel are allowed to remove safety devices from explosive devices? Only weapons personnel.
Describe a composite material. They are used throughout the fuselage sections, wings, empennages, ventral fins, engine cowlings as appropriate, and various other panels and doors and can all be made up of many different materials such as fiberglass, carbon fiber, Kevlar, etc. They ca
As a minimum, what should the job safety training on composite materials include? Need for and use of approved PPE; maintenance and care of PPE; safe chemical handling procedures; and,emergency treatment practices in case of exposure, ingestion or inhalation of liquid, vapors, or dusts from composite operations
Besides being assigned to a crash recovery team, as a flight-line crew chief what is your most likely chance of being affected by the dangers of composite materials? Aircraft fire
Why should AF personnel be so concerned about FOD? Because the damage it causes translates into the loss of resources, money, or, in a worse case scenario,someone’s life
What can happen when loose objects are blown or washed onto the runway? An aircraft engine can ingest them into its intake.
Who is tasked with the overall responsibility for the FOD prevention program? WG/CV.
Who is responsible for preventing FOD by looking for and removing hazards? Everyone.
What must all workers account for at the beginning and end of each maintenance action? Tools and hardware.
If a missing tool is not found after a thorough initial search is completed, who initiates a lost tool report? The person issued the item or tool.
What must you wear when you are required to physically enter an aircraft engine’s intake or exhaust? Pocketless coverall (bunny suit) or equivalent.
To whom should you report damaged paving in aircraft parking areas and taxiways for immediate repair? Base airfield manager.
What is a dropped object as it relates to aircraft operations? Any aircraft part, component, surface, or other item lost during aircrew operations from engine start to engine shutdown, unless intentionally jettisoned.
Who must develop a DOPP? All units that fly, service, or maintain aircraft.
What are the prime contributors to dropped objects? Latches and fasteners.
Who normally must investigate incidents as soon as they are discovered? QA.
What references provide guidance for servicing operations? AFI 91-203, TO 00-25-172, and specific aircraft TOs.
During fuel servicing, what three important points should you keep in mind? (1) Ensure you use the right grade fuel. (2) Protect yourself from health hazards. (3) Prevent fires and explosions.
What can result from prolonged fuel saturation on your skin? Skin can become irritated, and it could progress to a severe rash.
Why is it important to inspect fire extinguisher seals? To ensure the extinguisher wasn’t previously discharged.
What TO(s) lists criteria for positioning fire extinguishers? 00-25-172 and aircraft specific.
What’s the minimum safe distance for operating ground power equipment during oxygen servicing? 50 feet.
What should you do if a control valve becomes clogged with ice during LOX servicing? Thaw it with warm air or water.
What device is used to help prevent overpressurization of an aircraft component during pneumatic servicing? Pressure regulator.
Why do many job guides list nitrogen as the preferred choice for servicing compressed gas components? Because of nitrogen’s inert qualities
When servicing aircraft hydraulic systems, what three measures should you take to prevent contaminating the aircraft systems? (1) When servicing with cans or drums ensure cleanliness and product integrity are maintained. (2) Keep products clearly identified and segregated. (3) Carefully read all labels before dispensing.
What references contain information about ground handling? Specific aircraft TO, AFI 11-218, AFI 91-203 and TO 00-25-172.
Where do most aircraft-specific TOs list safe for maintenance precautions? In the first couple steps of the task.
Preparations for aircraft launch include what? Checking the aircraft forms and obtaining all required AGE.
When the aircraft taxis after launch, what tasks are accomplished by the ground controller? Police the parking area and prepare the AGE for pickup.
During recovery, wing walkers are necessary under what conditions? When taxiing thru congested areas.
Why should an aircraft be moved in a straight line for 5 feet after a turn? To relieve the loads on the main landing gear.
As a general rule, where should you be positioned for marshalling your aircraft? In front of the aircraft and to the left of the pilot.
When is a safety observer positioned by a parked aircraft? When any portion of the aircraft extends into an active taxiway.
When mooring an aircraft, how do you position the aircraft in relation to the wind? Head the aircraft into prevailing winds.
What are the usual causes of towing accidents? Inexperienced personnel and failure to follow correct towing procedures.
What’s the minimum number of tow crew members? Three.
During towing, why do you start and stop all movements slowly? Sudden starts and stops may break rivets, bolts, tubing and aircraft structural members.
What should you do before towing an aircraft across an active taxiway? Get clearance from the control tower.
In addition to your aircraft’s -2 TO, what TO sets down the basic rules for grounding an aircraft? 00-25-172.
What are some of the reasons for jacking an aircraft? To weigh the aircraft, change a landing gear or gear component, repair a landing gear or gear component,perform a retraction check, or change a tire or brake.
What jacking accessory is positioned under reinforced areas of the aircraft and prevents damage to the aircraft structure? Jack pads.
If the aircraft TO doesn’t establish it, what’s the maximum wind velocity for a jacking operation? 15 mph.
What is the basic function of maintenance? To ensure assigned aircraft and equipment are safe, serviceable, and properly configured to meet mission needs.
The degree of maintenance capability depends on what? Mission requirements, economics of repair, transportation limitations, component reliability, workload agreements, facility requirements, frequency of tasks, and special training required.
What are the two basic types of maintenance performed at unit level? (1) On-equipment. (2) Off-equipment
What does preventive maintenance on our equipment help ensure? It is ready and available when needed
What TO describes preventative maintenance concepts? 00-20-1
What, if properly used, helps determine where your organization has been, where you are going, and how (or if) you are going to get there? Maintenance Performance Indicators
Which MPI is perhaps the best-known yardstick for measuring a maintenance unit’s performance? MC rate
What are some of the issues that can contribute to a low MC rate? Experiencing many hard breaks, parts supportability shortfalls, workforce management issues, or high commitment rates
Which MPI is perhaps the most important and accurate measure of a unit’s maintenance quality? Repeat/recur rate
What can you do to contribute to keeping a low R/R rate? Ensure that you always use the proper technical data in all parts of inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing aircraft.
When are discrepancies considered deferred/delayed? They are discovered and the decision is made to defer them; they are scheduled with a start date greater than five calendar days after the discovery date; or, they are AWPs with a valid off-base requisition
What should you do if you have a lot of DDs and it will be a long time before your aircraft is scheduled for extended downtime? Coordinate with your production superindent and PS&D scheduler to get some downtime scheduled so that you can fix as many DDs as possible.
List three processes of the MDD system. (1) Collection. (2) Storage. (3) Retrieval.
What off-base agencies use the information provided through MDD? AFMEA, MAJCOMs, and the DOD.
On base, which individuals receive MDD information feedback? Base managers and supervisors
Which major command is responsible for the overall material management of Air Force systems and equipment? AFMC
What does ACM provide unit managers the capability to determine? Actual versus approved configuration of an aircraft
In what TO can you find the details for recording specific entries of AFTO 781 series forms? 00-20-1
What AFTO 781 series form is the identification document for the series binder? 781F
What AFTO 781 series form is used for recording flight time, sorties, or events for input into the MIS? 781
Aircraft maintenance status and servicing information is entered on what AFTO 781 series form? 781H
What AFTO 781 series form is used to record discrepancies discovered by aircrew or maintenance personnel? 781A
What AFTO 781 series form is used to record engine oil time? 781J
What AFTO 781 series form is used to record delayed discrepancies and calendar inspection information? 781K
What AFTO 781 series form is a continuation of the calendar and hourly inspection item schedule shown on AFTO Form 781K? 781D
What AFTO 781 series form contains basic information to aid in making entries on the 781A and 781K forms? 781M
What is AFTO Form 95 used for? For a permanent record of significant maintenance actions on aerospace equipment including engines, engine modules, and designated MDS specific -6 TO components
What happens to the AFTO Form 95 when you remove and replace a component having an AFTO Form 95? It accompanies the equipment when transferred
What is IMDS designed to give managers? Visibility and control of resources at unit level
Which subsystem of IMDS provides the capability to order needed parts? IMDS CDB/SBSS
Why are preventive maintenance schedules entered into IMDS? To help track and report completion, deviation or rescheduling actions
What IMDS subsystem provides information about jobs performed by maintenance activities? IMDS JDD
What is the purpose of the initial evaluation? To determine what specific tasks the individual is or is not qualified to do
As a trainer, what is your responsibility in cases where a newcomer is qualified on a task required for the new work center? Reverify their qualifications to ensure that they are still proficient to perform that task
What is the purpose of a GAS? Enables you to tell the schoolhouse how they are doing
What is a CFETP? A comprehensive education and training document that identifies life-cycle education and training requirements, training support resources, core home station training, and deployment/UTC task requirements for an entire AFS
What type of information is found in Part I of the CFETP? Information necessary for overall management of the specialty
In what part and section of the CFETP do you find information that identifies the duties, tasks, and technical references to support training? Part II, section A
What is TBA? TBA is an Air Force Portal, web-based application providing Air Force personnel real-time visibility of qualifications, certifications and status of training
What is the purpose of TBA? TBA allows authorized users with ready access to training-related information currently maintained in many different places and not readily accessible to those who need the information
What is the description of the training manager’s role in TBA? This role has oversight of an organization
What makes up a TO library? One or more current TOs with all changes, revisions, and supplements maintained on a continuing basis on a special-purpose library that might contain noncurrent TOs.
Where would you find a transient aircraft library? On bases where it’s common to service or perform organizational- or intermediate-level maintenance on aircraft not normally assigned to the base.
What information is required on a TO binder Binder number and the contents of the binder.
What group of a TO number tells you the type of TO? Third group
What are the functions of groups four through six of a TO number? They further subdivide the TO into system and subsystems as applicable.
ETIMS is web-based through the Air Force Portal to assist with what TO functions? TO catalog search and ordering of TOs and TO account management
What’s the purpose of the LOAP? Provides a listing of all TOs that apply to a specific military system and related end items
What are the four major types of TOs? (1) Technical manuals. (2) Abbreviated TOs. (3) TCTOs. (4) MPTOs.
Describe the types of information found in technical manuals. Instructions pertaining to operation, service, maintenance, inspection of complex weapon systems, and overhaul of component parts
How are the columns in Section I of the TS manual labeled? Trouble, Probable Cause, and Remedy
What schematic diagrams are included in Section II of the TS manual? Schematics of each related system for that TO
Name three types of abbreviated TOs. (1) CLs. (2) WCs. (3) Charts.
Why does the Air Force use abbreviated TOs? To simplify use
What are some examples of abbreviated CLs? Aircraft towing, aircraft jacking, oxygen servicing, refueling and defueling, and engine run
What type of TO lists minimum inspection requirements? WCs
What are the five types of TCTOs covered in the text? (1) Immediate action. (2) Urgent action. (3) Routine action. (4) Record. (5) Interim.
Which type of TCTO has red Xs around the first page? Immediate action
What type of TCTO is issued for a potentially hazardous condition that could result in injury to personnel or damage to property? Urgent action
Which TCTO is issued for a mechanical condition that would constitute a hazard through prolonged usage? Routine action
Which TCTO does not list step-by-step procedures? Record
How are ITCTOs issued? By electronic means when urgent circumstances don’t allow for a timely publication of emergency instructions
What category are MPTOs? Category 00 (i.e., TO 00-5-1)
What form is used for TO improvement reporting? AFTO IMT 22.
What are the three classifications of TO improvement reports? (1) Emergency. (2) Urgent. (3) Routine.
Emergency TO improvement reports are submitted for what reason? When a fatality, serious injury, extensive damage, or destruction of equipment or property results or if it affects the ability to achieve or maintain an operational posture, including work stoppage.
What type of improvement report is submitted if safety could be jeopardized? Urgent.
What type of report is for TO deficiencies and is processed within 45 days? Routine.
What are the two categories of publications? (1) Directive. (2) Nondirective
What type of publication does not list procedures or detailed “how-to” instructions? PDs.
What type of publication is used to direct action and ensure compliance across the Air Force? Instruction
Which type of directive publication has two categories––departmental and field level? Manuals.
What is the purpose of an OI? To assign responsibility, direct actions, and prescribe procedures.
What nondirective publication that explains or instructs can be permanent? VA.
Where can you find a listing of current Air Force manuals, pamphlets, instructions, and VAs online? Air Force’s E-publishing web site.
Information about nonpowered AGE can be found in which technical orders? The 35 and 37 series.
What are the basic parts of a maintenance stand? A base assembly, upper-structure assembly, platform assembly, and, on most stands, a hydraulic system.
How is the height of the platform adjusted on the B-1 maintenance stand? By the extension and retraction of a hydraulic cylinder assembly.
Which maintenance stand is best suited for performing maintenance and inspections on the vertical stabilizer and rudder? The B-2.
What should you ensure prior to standing on the ladder of a scissors-type maintenance stand? The safety pins are installed
What should you do with the wheels of a B-4 or B-5 maintenance stand before towing? Lock the rear casters in the fore and aft position to prevent the wheel assembly from swiveling
How is the operation of the model 4000/4100 maintenance trailer controlled? Hydraulically
Other than transporting heavy loads, what’s an additional use for the model 3000 transportation trailer? Hold engines while inspections are performed.
What can happen to an engine that has not been properly supported? It could twist or bend, damaging the engine or its sub parts.
Describe what the two-hand pumps are designed to do in a hydromechanical jack? (1) The larger pump is used to raise the plunger at a higher speed to meet the load. (2) The smaller pump allows for greater ease of lift with a full load engaged.
How do you control the speed of lowering a jack? By the amount the release valve is opened
Tripod jacks are generally used for what procedures? Weighing the aircraft; changing a landing gear or gear component; repairing a landing gear or gear component; or performing a landing gear retraction check.
What are some of the uses of the axle jack? A tire change, brake change, or wheel/bearing inspection and lubrication.
Aircraft oxygen systems are serviced with what two types of oxygen? (1) Gaseous. (2) Liquid.
What are the properties of LOX? Pale blue, water-like substance that flows readily; it boils at –297 °F and expands to 860 times its original volume when warmed to a gaseous state.
How much LOX does the TMU-27/M LOX mobile storage tank hold? 50 gals.
What is the pressure gage range on a TMU-27/M LOX mobile storage tank? 0–100 psi.
What position should the pressure buildup valve on the TMU-27/M LOX mobile storage tank be in? Closed, except when building up tank pressure.
Why should LOX never be confined in any completely airtight piping or container? Because LOX expands 860 times its original volume and the pressure buildup when the liquid expands to gas will rupture the container
What form is used to track all aircraft oxygen systems serviced with a specific LOX cart? AFTO Form 134.
What is stenciled in white on the side of each high-pressure gaseous oxygen cylinder bottle? AVIATOR’S BREATHING OXYGEN.
How many oxygen cylinders is the AF/M32R-3 oxygen-servicing trailer designed to transport? 8.
What is nitrogen used for in aircraft maintenance? Pressure-operated mechanisms
Why is nitrogen the preferred gas for servicing aircraft systems? Because it is an inert gas that doesn’t form flammable or explosive mixtures with air or oxygen, nor does it support combustion.
The gaseous nitrogen cart is designed to use what method? Cascading
What’s the primary function of powered AGE? Provides an auxiliary means of external power without operating the aircraft engines, APU (if equipped), or internal systems to support maintenance activities.
What happens to the waste product when the SGNSC separates the nitrogen from the air? It becomes enriched with oxygen (about 33% oxygen).
What is the purpose of the MC-1A air compressor? Provide high- or low-pressure, clean, dry air for servicing aircraft pneumatic systems, hydraulic accumulators, oleo struts, and tires.
How much compressed air is the MC-2A air compressor capable of producing? 15 cfm up to 200 psi.
How is heat increased or decreased on the H-1 heater? By allowing more or less fuel to enter the burner section.
How is heating accomplished on the NGH? By a 60 Hz alternator that powers a separate oil burner and combustion blower
What is the temperature range of conditioned air provided by the C-10 air conditioner? 47 °F – 200 °F
From where does the C-10 receive its source of air Hot bleed air from a gas turbine compressor.
What’s the electrical power output of the A/M32A-86 generator? 115/200-volt, 400 Hz , 3-phase.
How much air is the A/M32A-60 capable of producing? Approximately 150 pounds of air per minute at 50 psi.
What source of power is used to start the A/M32A-95 generator? Nickel-cadmium battery, or two 12-volt gel pack batteries.
How much electrical power can the FL-1D trailer-mounted floodlight produce? 120 VAC, 60 Hz.
How high can the mast on the FL-1D trailer-mounted floodlight be raised? 12 ft.
How is power supplied to the MK-3A-3? By a 93 hp, 440-volt, 3-phase, 60-cycle, 1,760 rpm electric motor.
How is the MJ-2A hydraulic test stand driven? By a diesel engine
How are the hydraulic systems designated on the MJ-2A hydraulic test stand? Primary and secondary
What’s the primary function of a tow vehicle? Towing and parking large aircraft.
What is the adjustable height and lift capacity of the electric, split deck maintenance platform? An adjustable height from 6.7 feet to 36 feet and a lift capacity of 2,000 pounds.
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