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CDC 2AX7X (2012)

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What is the primary method used to ensure the widest dissemination of maintenance cross tell information to highlight trends or safety conditions? DMS.
An IREP meeting is held at least quarterly.
What off-equipment level of maintenance consists primarily of testing and repair or replacement of component parts? Intermediate.
What type of maintenance is a hybrid of 3LM and 2LM that combines intermediate level maintenance from multiple bases at one location? Regional repair center.
Regarding the Reliability and Maintainability Program, who is responsible for developing a proactive program to analyze collected data and act accordingly to implement solutions for those systems under their control? Single managers.
Who is responsible for co-chairing Product Improvement Working group meeting with the lead command executive agent? Single manager.
What level of OI is published when responsibilities apply to both the operations group and MXG? Wing.
Who does the OPR designate to meet daily responsibilities of administering an OI? POC.
Which MXG organization acts as the OPR for maintenance policy guidance as it pertains to OIs? Quality Assurance.
What type of support agreement is developed when two or more branches of the military are involved? Inter-service.
Which of the following is a general rule you should follow while developing support agreements? It should cover only one receiver.
Once a formal aircraft modification proposal has been submitted, who--in addition to the single point manager and the lead command configuration review board--must approve it? HQ/USAF/A4M.
In addition to the MAJCOM system functional manager, who is consulted on disposition instructions for a serially controlled item that does not have a readable serial number? Air Logistics Center item manager.
Historical aircraft records are normally centrally located within the processing unit. Who, if anyone, may authorize the files to be decentralized? MXG/CC.
Which of the following may authorize special application uses for the AFTO IMT 95? MXG/CC.
Which AFMC agency is the primary user of engine inventory management data entered into the Comprehensive Engine Management System? Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center.
Which MXG section is responsible for leading the Data Integrity Team? Maintenance Data System Analysis.
What is the common standard interval used for calculating the Fix Rate on non-fighter type aircraft? 12 hours.
How is an aircraft flight malfunction classified if an identical malfunction occurred on this same aircraft four sorties ago? Recur.
What maintenance priority designator is assigned to the repair of AGE needed to support primary mission aircraft within six hours of a scheduled launch? 2.
What maintenance priority designator is assigned to primary mission aircraft undergoing scheduled maintenance that if not accomplished would prevent or delay mission accomplishment? 3.
What maintenance priority designator is assigned to non-primary mission aircraft undergoing extensive repair? 5.
Weekly maintenance scheduling meetings forecast and monitors maintenance requirements for the current month as well as how many months in the future? 2.
In support of the weekly maintenance scheduling meeting, each aircraft maintenance unit is required to provide a one-week forecast of all scheduled maintenance by 1600 on Friday.
Who has the sole responsibility and authority to develop and implement MESLs for RDT&E mission and aircraft support of RDT&E? AF Material Command.
What status is reported for an aircraft that has degraded system, subsystem, or component performance but is capable of full mission performance? FMC.
What overall C-level is reported for unit that posses the required resources and is trained to undertake many, but not all, portions of wartime mission(s) for which it was organized or designated? C-3.
For a wing’s SORTS reporting, who monitors overall weapons load crew status and advises the MXG/CC when the number of fully certified crews falls below minimum set limit? Wing Weapons Manager.
Who is responsible for the status of a unit’s individual UTC requirements as reported by the ART? Squadron/unit commander.
When forecasting readiness for deployment in the ART, an individual should consider how many months in the future? 6.
The daily meeting to update the wing CC on maintenance issues is called Wing Standup.
Which if the following is not a wing commander’s responsibility? Managing the wing’s FOD program.
Which of the following is not a MXG/CC’s responsibility? Authorizing modification of assigned aircraft and equipment.
Who is charged with overseeing the management of maintenance facilities and aircraft support equipment procurement and maintenance? MXG Superintendent.
Which of the following is not a MXG superintendent’s responsibility? Serve as wing weapons manager and advise wing leadership on weapons issues.
The MXG superintendent is responsible for coordinating with unit leadership in rotating personnel between duty positions in order to develop individual experience and knowledge.
If applicable, who is responsible for managing the squadron’s flying crew chief program? SQ/CC.
Which of the following is not a SQ/CC’s responsibility? Managing the squadron’s AFREP.
It is important for a SQ/CC to review the squadron’s DOC statement to determine if current squadron process are adequate to meet all tasked requirements.
What two positions make up what is known as maintenance operations – formerly known as maintenance supervision? Operations officer/maintenance superintendent.
Working together, the maintenance operations team is tasked with providing lower level administration for nearly all programs the SQ/CC is responsible for.
Who is the AMU/OIC responsible to for the leadership, supervision, and training of assigned personnel? Squadron Operations Officer.
Which of the following is not normally a responsibility of the AMU/OIC/superintendent? Directing cannibalization actions for assigned aircraft.
Who is normally responsible for chairing the AMU’s daily maintenance production meeting? AMU/OIC.
The main person responsible for monitoring, tracking, and documenting safety and health information about assigned workers is the section NCOIC.
Which of the following is not normally a section NCOIC’s responsibility? Acting as the primary source of help for requesting maintenance support from other agencies.
Which if the following is not normally an AMU production superintendent’s responsibility? Ensuring all maintenance information system documentation is accurate and complete.
Who must the AMU production superintendent inform and coordinate with about the unit’s maintenance effort, including providing aircraft status updates as required? MOC.
What individual is in the best position to ensure that maintainers accomplish maintenance IAW technical data and higher level directives? Expediter.
In managing, controlling, and directing resources to accomplish scheduled/unscheduled maintenance to generate aircraft, expediters work for production superintendent.
Which of the following is not normally a flight line expediter’s responsibility? Signing off “Red X’s” for aircraft maintenance jobs.
Which of the following sections is not part of the MOF? Quality Assurance.
Which of the following sections is responsible for managing the Location subsystem of the IMDS-CDB for aircraft under its control? Maintenance Operations Center.
Which of the following classes is not normally taught by a maintenance group’s Maintenance Training Flight? Quality Assurance.
UTM’s are administratively assigned to the maintenance Training Flight.
The Programs and Resources Flight is responsible for managing and controlling what IMDS-CDB subsystem for the maintenance group? Maintenance Personnel.
The SORTS data gathered and approved each month by the maintenance group is forwarded to be combined with other wing data.
Which of the following does Programs and Resources Flight maintain for the maintenance group? Support agreements.
Who is responsible for managing the MSEP for the maintenance group? Quality Assurance.
When a case of aircraft chaffing is reported, what percentage of assigned like model aircraft must be inspected to determine if other aircraft are also experiencing the problem? 10
AMUs must provide inputs to the maintenance group through the operations officer for the development of an annual maintenance plan to ensure maintenance capabilities are not exceeded and commitments can be met.
In an AMU, who is primarily responsible for using fault reporting manuals to identify fault codes to aid maintainers in aircraft troubleshooting? Debrief personnel.
What LSC is recorded for an aircraft that experienced a ground abort? Code 0.
Which is the following is not assigned to the AMU Aircraft section? Load Crew Chief.
Who must approve a waiver to allow maintenance personnel in non-crew chief AFSC’s to be appointed as a DCC? Group commander.
What type of specialist is tasked to troubleshoot and repair aircraft interphone systems? Avionics.
Which of the following specialists is sometimes assigned to the specialist section of an AMU? Electronics warfare.
In squadron-sized fighter units, the AMU’s Weapons section Maintenance element is sometimes combined with the armament flight in the Maintenance Squadron.
Load Crew Chiefs are normally 2W1X1 AFSC NCOs with what skill level? 5.
On a weekly basis the AMU’s PS&D section is required to provide a listing of scheduled maintenance job control numbers to the Maintenance Operations Flight PS&D.
The AMU’s PS&D section reports directly to AMU supervision.
The package that contains aircraft and maintenance historical documents is called the aircraft jacket file.
The AMU support section is not responsible for classified aircraft parts.
Why is it important for support sections to standardize procedures across the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron? Security, control, and accountability reasons.
Which of the following is not normally a function of the Accessories Flight Fuel Systems section? Installing external fuel tanks on aircraft.
Who must the AGE flight commander/chief notify when mission essential AGE levels fall below a predetermined limit? Maintenance Operations Center.
Which section is responsible for performing minor maintenance on AGE and preparing AGE for deployment? Servicing, Pickup, and Delivery.
Who do AGE schedulers work for and report to on a daily basis? Production Support section NCOIC.
If a CAST is formed, which section normally assigns personnel to support the CAST? Alternate Munitions Equipment.
Which section is tasked with performing user calibration and maintenance on TMDE for the Armament flight? Armament Support.
A 2LM Avionics section is not normally allowed to perform which part of the following repairs? LRU overhaul.
Which Avionics flight section is responsible for performing off-equipment maintenance on pressure altimeters, engine test cell instrumentation, INS, and navigation computers? Guidance and Control Systems.
If required, which Fabrication flight section is responsible for manufacturing and inspecting thermal radiation barriers and soundproofing materials? Survival Equipment.
Which section is part of the Maintenance Squadron’s Maintenance flight? Wheel and Tire.
Which Maintenance flight section is often tasked with rigging and replacing landing gear and performing work that is beyond the capability of other activities? Repair and Reclamation.
If Munitions is not established as a Maintenance Squadron flight, it can be established as a separate squadron in the Maintenance Group.
Which section is responsible for assembling, disassembling, delivering, inspecting, and maintaining assigned MMHE for the Munitions flight? Munitions Production.
Which sections responsible for providing broad control and support for all Munitions flight activities by planning, scheduling, coordinating, controlling, and directing their activities? Munitions Systems.
Which Propulsion flight section processes supply requests, manages bench stock, and operates tool storage areas? Support.
Which section is responsible for proper tracking and completion of TCTOs for the Propulsion flight? Jet, Turbo-shaft Engine Intermediate Maintenance.
Which section is responsible for repairing, storing, and maintaining fuel nozzles, fuel manifolds, oil pumps, afterburners, thrust reversers, and other engine components for the Propulsion flight? Module/Accessory Repair.
Which section is responsible for performing in-laboratory and on-site calibration and repair of the TMDE flight? PMEL.
Which TMDE flight section contains the Customer Service element? Production Control.
For technical order related duties, the TMDE TODO/TODA person or section is responsible to the TMDE flight commander/chief.
Where is the Ogden Air Logistics Center located? Hill AFB.
Which agency provides management support for LANTIRN pods and system? Warner Robins Air Logistics Center.
Where is the AF flight Test Center? Edwards AFB.
The AF Flight Test Center has played a major roll in the test and development of every major weapon system in the AF inventory for how many years? 60.
Which unit is not a component of the Air Armament Center? 412th Test Wing.
Where is the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center located? Davis-Monthan AFB.
To the greatest extent possible, how should maintenance be performed? On a preplanned scheduled basis.
Using equipment generates what type of maintenance? Corrective (unscheduled).
What are the two basic types of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance? On-equipment and off-equipment.
Maintenance cross-tells are used for what purpose? To highlight trends, benchmarks, or safety conditions relating to maintenance equipment, personnel, training, or processes.
What should typically be included in a maintenance cross-tell report in addition to details such as national stock numbers, part numbers and specific location of problem areas? Relevant background information and history.
What are two major goals of Intermediate Repair Enhancement Program meetings? Increase local repair capability where appropriate and reduce the overall cost of operations.
In order of increasing capability, what are the three separate levels of maintenance? Organizational, intermediate, and depot level.
Which level of maintenance is performed off-equipment at the backshop level? Intermediate level.
What level of maintenance is used for complex repairs and is located at a major repair facility? Depot level.
What combined maintenance approach modifies or eliminates the intermediate (off-equipment) function where possible, by consolidating that repair function at the depot level? Two-level.
What type of maintenance facility is a hybrid of 3LM and 2LM and combines intermediate level maintenance from multiple bases to one location? Regional repair center.
What type of specialized regional repair facility provides intermediate-level maintenance for selected commodities? Centralized Intermediate Repair Facility.
What AF lean logistics initiative gives managers global visibility of all repair assets as well as centralized funds management for these assets? Repair Enterprise 21 program.
How can a successful R&M program be defined? One that promotes the ability to identify and correct system deficiencies before they affect combat capability.
What is the primary scope of the Product Improvement Working Group? To address product deficiencies affecting R&M that the field unit cannot resolve and resolve DRs that the single manager assigns to them.
Who takes the lead in identifying, tracking, assessing, and correcting R&M deficiencies on their assigned air and space equipment and also co-chairs the PIWG? Single Manager.
As an end user, what is your primary focus in the DR process? To identify deficiencies and properly submit reports.
What category of deficiencies includes recommended enhancements that improves or complements successful mission accomplishment but is not absolutely necessary? Category II.
What MXG agency is tasked with providing technical assistance for DRs? Quality assurance.
When the scope of an OI will cross organizational group lines, at what level should it be published? As wing instructions.
What office assumes sole responsibility for the accuracy, currency, and integrity of the contents of an OI and for compliance with it? Office of Primary Responsibility.
Can an AF civil service employee act as the POC for an OI? Yes.
Which section acts as the OPR for maintenance policy guidance in the maintenance group? Quality assurance.
What type of support agreement governs services provided by US Northern Command to US Central Command? Inter-command.
In addition to reviewing impact on the primary unit mission and all other existing agreements, what base organization must be fully coordinated with before publishing an SA? Logistics Readiness Squadron plans function.
What type of broadly worded documents are SAs often based on? Memorandums of Agreement/Understanding.
As it pertains to SAs, if two organizations both supply and receive support to and from each other what should be done? Develop separate agreements.
What flight within the MXG normally acts as the POC for support agreements? Programs and Resources Flight in the MOS.
What is a formal modification proposal? A recommendation to change the operation, use, or appearance of AF aircraft and equipment.
Whether temporary, permanent, or safety, what is the lowest approval level needed to make a modification to an aircraft or piece of equipment? MAJCOM.
How often must temporary modifications be reapproved with HQ USAF/A4M? Annually.
In addition to the system program manager maintaining system engineering integrity, what agency is responsible for fleet-wide interoperability and commonality of that system? Lead command.
What does aircraft configuration management provide unit managers the capability to do? To determine the actual versus approved configuration of an aircraft.
What section within the MXG has overall responsibility for managing the ACM database for the wing? Maintenance Operations Flight PS&D in the MOS.
What is historical documentation as it pertains to aircraft and equipment? A permanent record of significant maintenance actions on Aerospace Equipment, including aircraft, engines, engine modules, and MDS specific –6 TO components.
Who is responsible for determining which items in the MDS specific –6 TO need historical reporting and for informing the single manager so the items can be identified for reporting? Item managers.
For aircraft engines, when are printed copies of AFTO IMT 95s not required to accompany end items upon transfer to/from other locations? When the location has access to the necessary MIS to retrieve the required historical information.
During what type of transfer do helicopter blades and tail rotor blades have to be accompanied by a printed copy of their AFTO IMT 95? Upon transfer into the disposal system.
Upon transfer of engines to and from a depot maintenance facility, who is responsible for ensuring all basic engine components have been accounted for? The maintenance facility that preserves the engine.
What aircraft engine documentation is an AFTO IMT 95 primarily used for? To document accumulated cycles, operating time, maintenance history, as well as pertinent manufacturing data for jet engine turbine wheels.
Which maintenance information system is considered to be the standard AF base-level automated MIS? IMDS Central Database.
Tracks engines/components for time change. Comprehensive Engine Management System (CEMS).
Tracks maintenance on test equipment. Automatic Test Equipment Reporting System (ATERS).
Used to create, schedule and change workcenter events. Maintenance Events.
Automates location of aircraft, missiles and AGE. Location.
Replaced the Maintenance Data Collection system. Job Data Documentation (JDD).
Monitors Estimated Time in Commission (ETIC). Status and Inventory Reporting.
Supports flying operations in three phases. Operational Events.
Allows forecasting of TCTOs and time changes. Inspection and Time Change.
Provides monitoring and control of TCTO progress. Time Compliance Technical Order.
Allows monitoring of manpower resources. Maintenance Personnel.
Gives capability to forecast and schedule training. Training Management.
Can be used to order parts. IMDS-CDB/SBSS.
Gives the ability to update aircraft operating time. Automated Debriefing.
Updates/monitors approved/actual aircraft configuration. Generic Configuration Status Accounting System (GCSAS).
Used to prefill/print AFTO Forms 781A, J and K. Aircraft Automated Forms.
In regards to MIS data integrity, what are work center and shift supervisors responsible for doing? Reviewing, on a daily basis, the data entered into their respective MIS by personnel under their control.
What section guides the data integrity team process and is responsible for ensuring the MIS data provided to maintenance managers is meaningful and factual? MOF Maintenance Data Systems Analysis section.
What section is responsible for correcting incorrect and erroneous data entered into the MIS? The section that entered the data.
As roadmaps, what can maintenance management metrics, if used properly, help you to determine? Where you’ve been, where you’re going and how (or if) you’re going to get there.
What are two major categories that metrics are often divided into? Leading and lagging indicators.
What type of performance indicator shows a problem first, while it is impacting maintenance’s capability to provide resources to execute the mission? Leading.
What type of indicator shows firmly established trends? Lagging.
Percentage of aircraft that land in “Code 3” status. Break Rate (BR).
Average number of deferred discrepancies across the fleet of possessed aircraft. Deferred Discreapancy Rate (DDR).
Percentage of “Code 3” aircraft repaired to flyable status is set time, i.e. 4, 8 or 12 hours. Fix Rate (FR).
Most important and accurate measure of the unit’s maintenance quality. Repeat/Recurring (R/R) Discrepancy Rate.
Average number of sorties or hours flown per Primary Aerospace vehicle authorized per month. Utilization (UTE) Rate.
The best known yardstick for measuring a unit’s performance. Mission Capable (MC) Rate.
Average percentage of aircraft that are unable to meet primary assigned missions (calculated monthly/annually) for maintenance reasons. Total Not Mission capable Maintenance (TNMCM) Rate.
What level maintenance priority should be assigned to perform maintenance on primary mission aircraft, related AGE, and munitions support equipment for the first eight work hours after landing or start of recovery? Priority 2.
What level maintenance repair priority should be assigned to perform scheduled maintenance to include periodic inspections, routine TCTOs, and time change items? Priority 4.
What level maintenance priority should be assigned to perform routine repair of AGE and repair cycle assets? Priority 5.
If a change is made in the repair priority of an aircraft, does the LRS parts delivery priority have to be changed to match it? No, not necessarily. It depends on the best judgment of the production superintendent in coordination with MOC.
Other than simply scheduling maintenance, what is the purpose of maintenance scheduling meetings? To properly mesh maintenance with flying requirements.
Who normally chairs the weekly MXG maintenance scheduling meeting? MOF PS&D senior scheduler.
For the purposes of maintenance scheduling, what is the definition of a maintenance requirement? Any maintenance event that impacts aircraft availability.
If a change is made to the printed flying schedule as a result of decisions made at a daily scheduling meeting, is an AF IMT 2407 required to be submitted for approval? Yes.
What does the MESL on a specific unit’s aircraft list? The minimum essential systems and subsystems that must work on an aircraft for it to perform specifically assigned unit wartime, training, test or other missions.
What column on the MESL lists a unit’s specifically assigned wartime, training, and test missions and the systems and subsystems that must work for a unit to accomplish those missions? The Basic Systems List.
What column on the MESL lists all systems and subsystems needed for full mission performance? Full Systems List.
Who is responsible for developing the MESL for a particular airframe? Each MAJCOM.
If an aircraft is determined to be safe for flight but can’t perform any of the unit’s specifically assigned missions, what status would the aircraft be reported as? Not Mission Capable Airworthy.
What units are required to be registered in SORTS? All units with a USAF PAS code.
As far as unit readiness, what does SORTS indicate about a particular unit? It indicates a unit’s ability to undertake its full mission as charged in its Primary, and if applicable, its Secondary, DOC statement.
What is a fundamental premise of SORTS reporting? Integrity—Commanders must tell it like it is.
What are the four primary areas reported on in SORTS? Manning levels, equipment and supply levels, equipment condition, and training.
On a routine basis, how often must units report SORTS data? Every 30 days.
What C-level would be reported if a unit possesses the required resources and is trained to undertake the full wartime mission(s) for which it is organized or designed? C-1.
One of the goals of ART is to report a UTC’s current and future ability to fulfill its Mission Capability Statement, how far in the future does the reporting tool consider? Six months.
In support of the AEF, who is responsible for ensuring equal rotational cycles at the unit level? Squadron/unit commander.
What is the primary responsibility for members as it pertains to the AEF and ART reporting? They must ensure that they are trained and ready for deployment.
Although the “Wing Standup” meeting is used to keep the WG/CC updated about maintenance issues, what is the overall focus of the meeting? Identifying and resolving issues/disagreements related to the schedules.
In addition to attending a monthly maintenance and flying scheduling meeting, what does the WG/CC ensure at the meetings with regard to MXG and OG interaction? They ensure the MXG and OG participate jointly in developing an annual maintenance and flying program and a joint plan to ensure the best use of aircraft, equipment, and personnel.
Who is personally tasked as the wing FOD/DOP program manager? The wing vice commander.
In addition to ensuring effective FOD/DOP programs, what must the FOD/DOP program manager do on a quarterly or monthly basis? Chair the FOD and DOP prevention committee meetings.
Why is it important for the MXG/CC to standardize maintenance discipline, procedures, organizational structures, compliance, and management philosophy? It leads to greater interoperability, improves maintenance quality, and ensures maintenance effectiveness.
As well as overseeing the development and publication of all maintenance-related OIs, what specific guidance must the MXG/CC establish for cannibalization responsibilities and actions? Guidance on individual responsibilities and specific procedures for CANN actions.
Who is responsible for ensuring effective management of all maintenance training programs including the development of an orientation program to adequately train newly assigned MXG personnel? MXG/CC.
Who is responsible for chairing the daily maintenance production/scheduling meeting with representatives from throughout the Maintenance Group? MXG/CD.
Who does the MXG SUPT work directly for? The MXG/CC.
Other than acting as a technical advisor, what type of issues does the MXG SUPT advise the MXG/CC on? Personnel, morale and welfare issues, as well as on problems not identified through maintenance data systems or QA inspection reports.
What is the MXG SUPT’s primary job as it relates to enlisted manning within the MXG? Serves as the group’s focal point for enlisted manning.
What responsibilities does a squadron commander have with the overall focus of upgrade training and maintenance qualification programs? He or she must emphasize the quality of the programs and not just focus on minimum upgrade time-frames.
Even though the SQ/CC is ultimately responsible for unit deployment readiness, who do they appoint to help ensure deployment readiness? UDM.
If squadron manning authorizations are not right, what can the SQ/CC do to help remedy the situation? He or she can coordinate with the wing manpower office, through the group manning manager, for assistance in preparing an ACR to alter his or her manning authorization.
What two positions within the Maintenance Operations Squadron perform essentially the same duties as the operations officer and maintenance superintendent? MOF/CC and the MOF/SUPT.
In AMXS or MXS, who does the maintenance superintendent work for? Operations officer.
Who is responsible through the MOS/CC to the MXG/CC for monitoring the overall health of the fleet? MOF/CC assisted by the MOF/SUPT.
Who is responsible for developing written procedures for EOR inspections in coordination with the wing weapons manager, weapons safety manager, and airfield management? Operations officer/MX SUPT in AMXS/HMXS.
Who is responsible for reviewing and consolidating monthly maintenance plan inputs from the various MXS flights/sections and for forwarding them to MOF PS&D? MXS operations officer with the assistance of the MX SUPT.
In MOS, who are flight chiefs responsible to in the area of leadership, supervision, and training of their assigned flight personnel? MOF/CC.
With regards to job environment safety, what must a flight chief inform workers of? Any hazardous conditions they may encounter on the job.
Who is responsible for reviewing Pilot Reported Discrepancies and flight Aborts daily to ensure proper maintenance is being taken to correct the underlying problem? AMU OIC/SUPT.
Who chairs a daily maintenance production meeting to develop and modify the overall maintenance plan of attack for an AMU? AMU OIC or SUPT.
What is the primary job of a section NCOIC? To act as the first-line manager and supervisor and to serve as the technical authority and advisor for his or her particular section.
What AF IMT should a section NCOIC use to monitor, track, and document safety and health related information about his or her workers? AF IMT 55.
For section managed TMDE, what is a section NCOIC responsible for ensuring? That maintenance and calibration requirements are accomplished.
What is the primary job of an AMU flightline Pro Super? To direct the overall maintenance effort of his or her AMU.
What is the grade requirement to be appointed as an AMU flightline Pro Super? SNCO or civilian equivalent.
If one is appointed, what is the primary job of an MXS Pro Super? To provide maintenance squadron specialist non-availability to MOC at the beginning of each shift, identify production requirements and shortfalls to his or her operations officer/MX SUPT, and direct the overall maintenance effort of his or her unit.
In addition to closely monitoring aircraft status, who must the flightline expediter notify when status and configuration changes occur? Maintenance operations center (MOC) and the Pro Super.
What are some of the references that flightline expediters must keep close at hand to facilitate their duties? Copies of the flying schedule, emergency action/functional checklists, base grid map with cordon overlay, IPI listing, MESL, QRL, WUC manual and a tracking device for aircraft status.
Flightline expediters must track the serial number, location, priority, status, ETIC, and configuration of all aircraft. What are some of the other items that must be tracked? OAP condition codes, fuel load, munitions load and remarks for each aircraft as applicable.
What are weapons expediters responsible for monitoring with regard to the weapons section NCOIC? For monitoring all armament systems maintenance and loading operations.
Who must the weapons expediter coordinate with for the delivery and pick-up of munitions items? With MOC or munitions control.
Who must specialist expediters coordinate with in determining maintenance priorities for specialist support? With the Pro Super and flightline expediter.
Which MOF section is responsible for monitoring and coordinating sortie and maintenance production and overall execution of the flying and maintenance schedules? MOC.
Who is responsible for appointing, in writing, a highly qualified individual to perform Engine Health Management duties? MXG/CC.
Which MOF section is responsible for coordinating aircraft maintenance requirements and ensuring proper utilization scheduling between the OG and MXG and any other applicable external agencies? MOF Plans, Scheduling and Documentation (PS&D) section.
What is the primary mission of the Maintenance Data System Analysis section? To track, analyze, and present information to help the various levels of leadership assess the health of their unit’s aircraft and equipment.
Other than teaching, what is the mission of the Maintenance Training Flight? To serve as MXG’s single point of contact for all training matters affecting maintenance and to be responsible for the overall management and control of the Training Management subsystem of IMDS-CDB.
What are unit training managers responsible for doing in addition to assisting squadron commanders with training matters? Managing squadron enlisted specialty training programs.
Is the MTF normally allowed to duplicate training taught on base by a locally assigned AETC Training Detachment? No.
Programs and Resources Flight personnel are primarily responsible for managing what programs within the Maintenance Group? Manning, facilities, support agreements and deployment programs.
With regard to monthly SORTS reporting, what function does the Programs and Resources Flight serve? They are the central agency for gathering SORTS data for MXG and for compiling this data into a report that is reviewed by MXG leadership.
Within the Programs and Resources flight who can give technical assistance for palletizing equipment or doing a deployment site survey? Logistics planner.
What is the primary mission of QA? To evaluate the quality of maintenance accomplished in MXG and to perform necessary functions to manage the organization’s maintenance standardization and evaluation program.
What are four types of evaluations that help QA to accomplish its mission? PEs, QVIs, SIs, and MIs.
With regard to W&B scale readings and computations, what is the NCOIC/manager of the W&B program personally responsible for doing? Verifying scale readings and accomplishing or overseeing the actual computations.
What is the basic mission of an AMU? To launch and recover aircraft and to perform the necessary servicing, inspections and maintenance to support daily aircraft flying operations.
What are the standard sections of an AMU? Aircraft, Specialist, Scheduling, Weapons, Debrief, and Support.
What is a definition of sortie generation? The cumulative effort required to launch and recover sorties.
What are some of the information elements that debrief personnel enter into the applicable Maintenance Information System? Discrepancy and deviation information, utilization, and applicable flight data (including landing status, system capability, and other applicable cause codes).
Who is responsible for ensuring aircraft forms sets are made available to the debrief section by the end of the flying day if debriefs have been suspended due to aircraft flying surge operations? Flightline Expediter or Pro Super.
What are some of the entries that debrief must ensure that the aircraft commander/pilot makes on the applicable AFTO 781 Forms/IMTs during the debriefing session? New discrepancies noted, aircraft condition codes, flying time, servicing data, and any other required entries.
What does an aircraft landing status code of 2 mean with regard to aircraft or system condition? Aircraft or system has minor discrepancies but is capable of further mission assignment within normal turnaround times.
What are three different types of crew chief positions that can be assigned to the aircraft section? DCCs, ADCCs, and FCCs.
In addition to being a SSgt or higher and possessing a 2A3X3, 2A5X1, or 2A5X2 AFSC, how many months experience must a crew chief have on a specific MDS before being selected as a DCC? Six months.
In a general sense, what are DCCs and ADCCs charged with doing in respect to their assigned aircraft? Managing and supervising all maintenance on their assigned aircraft.
The specialist section is normally responsible for what duties? Aircraft troubleshooting, on-equipment repairs, component R&I, reprogramming avionics systems, and classified aircraft items management.
Why is the specialist section NCOIC responsible for promoting cross-talk with other unit’s specialist sections? To obtain information on system/component repeat, recur, and CND trends.
What specialist’s duties include maintaining ECS, bleed air, vacuum, pneumatic, fire suppression, and oxygen systems? E&E specialist.
What are the two standard elements in an AMU weapons section? Loading and Maintenance.
What are the two parts of a weapons section called in a standard ANG unit? Weapons Loading and Armament Systems.
Who serves as the key advisor to the AMXS operations officer on factors that affect weapons training, weapons loading, and armament system maintenance capabilities for the AMU? Weapons section NCOIC.
Who is responsible for controlling access to an aircraft undergoing munitions loading and unloading? Load crew chief.
What is the AMU PS&D responsible for informing AMU supervision and MOF PS&D about with regard to the production effort? Maintenance capabilities or limiting factors that could affect the maintenance production effort.
On what AF IMT does AMU PS&D document AMU deviations from the published maintenance and flying schedule? AF IMT 2407.
How often are AMU PS&D personnel required to review each aircraft jacket file to verify standardization? Annually.
The NCOIC of AMU support must come from what two AFSC series? 2AXXX or 2WXXX.
What is the minimum amount of time that personnel are normally assigned to the support section? 12 months.
What information must supply support personnel keep expediters updated on? The status of all back-ordered parts.
What sections are in a standard Accessories Flight? The E&E, egress, fuel systems, and hydraulics sections.
What Accessories Flight section is responsible for repairing oxygen and nitrogen servicing carts? E&E section.
When egress explosive devices are damaged or suspected to be unsafe, who does the Egress Section request assistance from? EOD.
What three sections are usually part of an AGE Flight? Repair and Inspection; Servicing, Pickup, and Delivery; and AGE Production Support.
What AGE Flight section performs maintenance that is beyond the capability of the Servicing, Pickup, and Delivery section? Repair and Inspection.
What AGE Flight section is responsible for maintaining TO files? AGE Production Support.
What is the overall mission of the Armament Flight? To perform off-equipment maintenance for assigned aircraft armament systems, guns, pylons, racks, launchers, and adapters.
Who does the Armament Flight CC/Chief assist in recommending distributions of 2W1X1 personnel to satisfy on- and off-equipment weapons release and gun system maintenance? WWM.
Which Armament Flight section coordinates with AMU PS&D in scheduling inspections, TCTOs, and time changes? Armament Maintenance.
When may historical records, AFTO IMT 95s, be maintained on selected avionics assets? When closer tracking of failure data would enhance repair capability.
Which Avionics Flight section maintains LANTIRN pods? Sensors.
What section maintains, programs, and performs TCTOs on avionics components when the specified test stations and support equipment are available in the section? Avionics Intermediate.
What sections make up the Fabrication Flight? Structural Maintenance, Metals Technology, Survival Equipment, and Non-Destructive Inspection.
What Fabrication Flight section is responsible for corrosion control? ASM.
What is Metals Technology section tasked with doing? Inspecting, repairing, servicing, manufacturing, fabricating, heat treating, testing, cleaning, and welding.
What four sections normally make up the Maintenance Flight? Repair and Reclamation, Wheel and Tire, Aircraft Inspection, and Transient Alert.
Which Maintenance Flight section removes, replaces, and rigs flight control surfaces? Repair and Reclamation.
What is the definition of transient aircraft? Aircraft not assigned to the local base and are en route from one location to another that may require routine servicing.
Which Munitions Flight section assembles, disassembles, delivers, inspects, and maintains conventional munitions, missiles, containers, and dispensers? Munitions Production.
Which Munitions Flight section receives, stores, warehouses, handles, breaks out, inspects, ships, inventories, and transports equipment such as containers, dispensers, and training items and coordinates off-base movements with the base transportation? Munitions Material.
Which Munitions Flight section manages unit mobility and training programs? Munitions Systems.
Who acts as the wing focal point for propulsion maintenance programs and gives advice to wing leadership about propulsion issues? Propulsion Flight CC/Chief.
Which Propulsion Flight section stores, builds up, tears down, modifies, and repairs engines, quick engine change kits, and test components? JEIM section.
Which Propulsion Flight section is responsible for maintaining, managing, and storing engine support trailers? Engine Equipment Maintenance section.
Which TMDE Flight section performs in-laboratory and on-site calibration and repair using laboratory equipment and calibration standards? PMEL.
Who do the PMEL QA section evaluators report their inspection findings to? TMDE Flt CC/Chief.
What are the four elements of the TMDE Production Control section? Customer service, production scheduling, traffic management, and maintenance supply liaison.
The Ogden ALC (OO-ALC) provides logistics management and depot level maintenance support for what aircraft? The F–22, F–16, A–10, and C–130.
The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center (OC-ALC) provides support for depot-level repairs, modifications, overhaul and functional check flights for what aircraft? The B–1, B–52, C/KC–135, E–3, and the Navy’s E–6.
The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center (WR-ALC) provides maintenance, logistics, management and engineering support for what aircraft? The F–15, C–5, C–141, C–130, C–17, U–2, and all Air Force helicopters.
What is the basic mission of the AF Flight Test Center? To conduct and support research, development, test and evaluation of aerospace systems from the time they are first developed until they are ready for combat operations.
Aircraft missions flown by the AF Flight Test Center evaluate everything from airframe structures and propulsion to avionics and electronic warfare. What is the purpose for doing this? To ensure that these weapons systems are suitable for their intended combat missions.
The AAC is responsible for doing what? Development, acquisition, testing, and deployment of conventional and nuclear air-delivered weapons.
What is the basic mission of the AMARC? To provide for long-term aircraft storage, aircraft maintenance, and asset regeneration for warfighter sustainment.
Other than aircraft, AMARC provides for the storage, regeneration, reclamation, and disposal of what type of aerospace related equipment? Special tooling, special test equipment, engines, pylons, pylon load adapters, and miscellaneous airframe components.
What ACC program does AMARC support by regenerating and delivering F–4 aircraft? The full-scale aerial target program.
Training detachments (TDs) are administratively assigned to which MAJCOM? Air Education and Training Command (AETC).
Air Education and Training Command (AETC) training detachments (TDs) normally do not provide what type of training? Ancillary training.
The block training method is normally used to teach which Maintenance Training Flight (MTF) course? Maintenance Orientation.
Each airframe and powerplant (A&P) specialized course must be completed within how many months? 13.
Which of the following is used as a cover folder for an individual’s training records? AF Form 623, Individual Training Record.
All of the following can designate critical tasks that apply to a specific Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) in a particular work center except unit training managers.
Who must approve a waiver before an individual can be added to the special certification roster (SCR) for tasks normally performed by a person of a higher grade? Maintenance Group commander (MXG/CC).
In Order to be given authority to downgrade a “Red-X” an individual must be approved by the maintenance group commander (MXG/CC) and hold a minimum grade of Master Sergeant (MSgt).
What training phase has these four sub-phases: multiphase, MAJCOM mandatory, freeflow, and maintenance qualification training? II.
What continuation training consists of academic and practical hands-on courses that compliment initial skills training through AETC mission ready airmen (MRA) and training detachment (TD) courses? Maintenance qualification.
How often does the maintenance training flight (MTF) provide a status of training (SOT) briefing to the maintenance group commander (MXG/CC)? Monthly.
An individual comes due for training recertification while TDY, on leave, or incapacitated. Provided it has not been more than 60 days since the original due date, how many days are allowed after returning before decertification is required? 30.
Who is responsible for conducting an interview with both the trainee and his/her supervisor before a trainee starts a career development course (CDC)? Unit training manager.
Once you have completed the master task list for your master training plan, your next step is to determine training needs.
In order to account for unfunded requirements and valid non-maintenance tasks, the logistics composite model (LCOM) allows what percentage of overhead manning? 10.
Which element of a logistics composite model (LCOM)study considers weather modeling conditions? Operations requirements.
Which factor is not modeled in a logistics composite model (LCOM)manpower study? Training deployments.
Manpower authorizations are funded.
A unit manpower document (UDM) does not show the name of person assigned to a particular position.
A meeting to discuss manning issues in the maintenance group (MXG) is normally held monthly.
Which maintenance group (MXG) office acts as the office of primary responsibility (OPR) for maintenance analysis referrals? Maintenance data system analysis (MDSA).
Which agency is normally responsible for monitoring the overall maintenance supply interface and resolving supply support problems? Maintenance supply liaison.
Which of the following is not normally a Maintenance Supply Liaison duty? Collecting and turning in expendable, excess, and surplus precious metal bearing assets.
The assets in a high priority mission support kit (HPMSK) should be transferred into the host base’s Standard Base Supply System account after how many days? 30.
How often are operating commands required to review permanent readiness spares packages (RSPs)? Anually.
Which expendability, recoverability, and reparability code (ERRC) must be assigned to an asset before it can be placed on a bench stock? XB3.
Shop stock should not exceed how many days of usage? 90.
Provided it is still serviceable, you are allowed to inspect and re-mark with a new expiration date which type of shelf life item? II.
Which of the following is not an obvious sign of pollution? Cloudy Water.
Who is responsible for developing a hazard communication (HAZCOM) training plan to notify personnel of all known hazards they may be exposed to in a particular workcenter? Section supervisor.
In the Maintenance Group (MXG), who is responsible for establishing procedures and controls for the local manufacture of tools, parts, and other items as required by technical guidance? MXG Commander.
Who in the maintenance group (MXG) is responsible for ensuring the capability exists to meet local manufacture requirements? Maintenance Squadron (MXS) Operations Officer/Maintenance Superintendent (MX SUPT).
Who must appoint an individual to be an equipment account custodian? Squadron Commander.
An individual must receive what specific block of supply training before assuming duties as a due-in for maintenance (DIFM) monitor? IIB.
Which of the following is not covered in the Precious Metals Recovery Program? Copper.
Which Precious Metals Indicator Code (PMIC) indicates that an item of supply does not contain precious metals? A.
Which Precious Metals Indicator Code (PCIM) indicates that an item of supply contains a combination of two or more precious metals? C.
Which supply tracking document provides information on all document numbers processes during the day? D04, Daily Document Register.
Which supply tracking document is produced daily and lists all back-ordered parts with an urgency of need (UND) code of A? D18, Priority Monitor Report.
Which supply tracking document provides a management product for monitoring issue and bench stock supply support? M-24, Organization Effectiveness Report.
Which Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) office accounts for special purpose recoverable authorized maintenance (SPRAM) assets managed on in-use detail records? Equipment Liaison Office (ELO).
What is the special purpose recoverable authorized maintenance (SPRAM) flag code for stand-alone spares? A.
What is the special purpose recoverable (SPRAM) flag code for fault isolation spares? F.
Who is the final authority for reviewing a unit’s list of supply assets requiring functional check, calibration, or operational flight programming? Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) Chief Inspector.
Which of the following is not normally in the review chain for items listed as supply assets requiring locally performed functional check, calibration, or operational flight programming? Maintenance Group Commander.
Who ultimately determines if the security provided at a transient location is adequate for classified assets installed on an aircraft? Aircraft commander.
Who is responsible for the immediate security of classified equipment installed on an aircraft after it makes an emergency landing? Aircraft Commander.
When the aircraft owner or user does not stay with their aircraft, she/he must arrange for security checks to be accomplished every 3 hours.
What supply delivery priority is appropriate for primary mission aircraft 13 hours after landing? 3.
What supply delivery priority is appropriate for bench stock requirements? 5.
Which urgency justification codes (UJCs) are used to show a supply request for bits and pieces to repair a line replaceable unit (LRU) or shop replicable unit (SRU) spare? AR or BR.
Before a supply point can be established and located in a maintenance work area, who must Maintenance coordinate with? LRS material management element.
What is the accountability document used for supply points that show the quantity authorized, on-hand, and due-out? Supply Point Listing.
When a mission capable (MICAP) part issues and is placed in the tail number bin (TNB), supply personnel notify the Maintenance Operations Center (MOC).
When a back-order item issues and is placed in the tail number bin (TNB), supply personnel notify the Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s (AMU’s) Plans, Scheduling, and Documentation (PS&D) section.
When items are placed in an aircraft’s tail number bin (TNB), which entry is not normally needed? Security Classification.
When the goal is to get a refund or a new item exchange, what type of discrepancy report is submitted? Supply Discrepancy Report.
Who is responsible for overall Deficiency Report program management for the submitting organization or group? Originating Point.
Who acts as the Deficiency Report focal point between the support point and submitting organization? Action point.
Units cannot make local modifications to which AF publication? Technical orders.
Who is responsible for establishing a maintenance group (MXG) technical order (TO) custodian to administer TO requirements in support of assigned group missions and objectives? MXG Commander (MXG/CC).
Which is not normally a Maintenance Group (MXG) technical order distribution office (TODO) duty? Establish technical order distribution account (TODA) sub-account as required.
The Product Improvement Manager is usually assigned to what maintenance group (MXG) section? Quality Assurance.
Which of the following is not a technical order (TO) change priority category? Standard.
An improvement that identifies a replacement for hazardous materials or an ozone depleting substance would be submitted as what technical order (TO) change priority? Urgent.
Who is the final approving authority for waivers of technical order (TO) system policies and procedures? HQ USAF/A4MM.
Which of the following is not an approved communication method for issuing approved technical order (TO) waivers or deviations? Telephone.
If a serially controlled item is cannibalized (CANN), who is the CANN authority required to notify? Plans, Scheduling, and Documentation (PS&D).
For a unit using the extended cannibalization cycle, the standard time frame for having an aircraft down is 45-60 days.
How are radiographic inspections accomplished outside the Non Destructive Inspection Laboratory classified? Unshielded.
When calibrating navigational equipment, an external power unit is attached while towing an aircraft during what type of operation? Compass rose.
“Red Ball” maintenance defines a situation that requires all of the following except an approved maintenance group (MXG) technical order (TO) compliance waiver.
During “Red Ball” maintenance it is important that expediters have a quick reference list (QRL) available in order to reduce the time needed to research parts.
Which of the following is not a member of the Joint Council on Aging Aircraft (JCAA)? National Transportation Safety Board.
Who appoints an officer or NCO as the maintenance group (MXG) Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP) project officer? MXG Commander.
What Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) section is required to ensure Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP) equipped aircraft are identified as such in weekly schedules? Plans, Scheduling, and Documentation.
Who is the office of primary responsibility (OPR) for development of wing procedures for control and management of tools/equipment used on the flight line and in aerospace maintenance industrial areas? Maintenance Group Commander (MXG/CC).
In addition to daily accountability checks, how often must support conduct and document a maintenance group commander (MXG/CC) standardized inspection of all support section tools and equipment? Annually.
How many digits make up an equipment identification designator (EID) code used to identify tools and equipment? 9.
In the equipment identification designator (EID) code U6JG00001, what does the third character “J” identify? Unit.
Without a waiver, what is the minimum position an individual must hold before clearing a red X for a lost tool that has not been found? Operations Officer or Maintenance Superintendant (MX SUPT).
Who is Quality Assurance (QA) Chief Inspector directly responsible to for ensuring the required Maintenance Standardization and Evaluation Program (MSEP) functions are performed? Quality Assurance (QA) Officer In Charge (OIC)/Superintendent (SUPT).
Personnel should normally be assigned to a unit for how many months before being selected as Quality Assurance (QA) inspectors? 6.
What Maintenance Standardization and Evaluation Team (MSET) individual assessment finding is defined as a condition that would endanger personnel or jeopardize equipment? Major.
What Maintenance Standardization and Evaluation Team (MSET) individual assessment is performed after a technician completes a task? Quality Verification Inspection.
The Wing foreign object damage (FOD) monitor is normally located within the Quality Assurance Section.
The Wing foreign object damage (FOD) monitor must notify the MAJCOM FOD manager within how many hours of a FOD incident? 24.
What dollar amount of damage must be exceeded for a foreign object damage (FOD) incident to be used to calculate FOD rate for a unit? $20,000.
What time-frame is used for determining whether an item falls off an aircraft is considered a reportable dropped object? Engine start to engine shut down.
A dropped object that has resulted in casualties or property damage must be reported IAW AFI 10-206, Operational Reporting.
Which AF publication provides general guidance for executing an effective maintenance recovery operation? AFI 21-101, Aircraft and Equipment Maintenance Management.
The maximum total initial duty time (including home station duty, travel time, and recovery site duty upon arrival) that a maintenance recovery team may be worked before being given 8 hours of uninterrupted rest is 16 hours.
Which maintenance squadron (MXS) flight is the office of primary responsibility (OPR) for the maintenance group’s (MXG’s) Crash, Damaged, or Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) Program operating instruction? Maintenance Flight.
How often must the Team Chief for the Crashed, Damaged, or Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) program conduct a CDDAR exercise? Annually.
After initial training, how often must Crashed, Damaged, or Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team members receive additional academic and hands-on training? Annually.
Which AF Portal link provides access to recruiting AF periodicals like Airman Magazine and the Air & Space Journal? AF Electronic Publishing (AF e-Publishing).
Which AF Portal link can be used to access user manuals for various AF computer systems? AF Center for Electronic Distribution of Systems (AFCEDS).
Which of the following is responsible for coordinating the number of certified load crew team members in support of aircraft generation planning? Wing Weapons Manager.
You are primarily concerned with answering the question: “What steps need to be taken?” during which aircraft generation planning area? Aircraft generation actions.
You are primarily concerned with answering the question: “How long does each step or group of steps take?” during which aircraft generation planning area? Aircraft generation action timing.
Where is a list of formal AF-wide training courses for a specific career field normally found? In part 2 of the career field’s CFETP.
What type of aircraft maintenance training is centrally produced but delivered to the student to be accomplished at their convenience? Distance learning.
What type of training includes advanced and qualification training that develops in-depth expertise? Continuation training.
Other than three airframe and powerplant courses, what is an example of an aircraft maintenancerelated specialized course? Aircraft Communication/Navigation Systems.
When a technician completes all A&P certification tests/examinations, what agency issues them an official airframe and powerplant license? Federal Aviation Administration.
For maintenance personnel, when must training documentation be maintained for MSgts and above? When they perform maintenance on aircraft, missiles or associated equipment.
With some exceptions, what do core tasks identify? The minimum task certification that must be achieved by a technician to be upgraded to either 5- or 7-level.
What type of training tasks—both core and non-core—require third-party certification? Critical tasks.
What type of maintenance tasks are normally included on the special certification roster? Those that have a high potential for personnel injury or damage to equipment.
What form is normally used to add someone to the special certification roster? AF IMT 2426, Training Request and Completion Notification.
What should a supervisor do when they determine that a person is no longer qualified to perform a task for which they have been added to the special certification roster to perform? Decertify them and have them removed from the SCR for that task.
Maintenance orientation class given to newly assigned personnel is considered what phase of training under the maintenance qualification program? Phase I.
What agency is required to develop a list of all mandatory TD, MTF, and advanced distributed learning courses that maintenance personnel must attend in order to work on a specific MDS? Lead commands.
What course must a MSgt or above attend, if available, when they will be supervising personnel on an MDS for which they have less than 1 year experience? Aircraft familiarization course.
What does it mean when someone is showing in IMDS as AWACT without a due date for a particular training requirement? That the initial training has not been performed or loaded.
When an inventory of course materials is accomplished, what should also be completed in the CDC volumes before a trainee is allowed to begin work on the CDC course? Any applicable pen-and-ink changes.
Which AF IMT should be used to show milestones such as date volume issued, completed, any delays, reviews of training progress, course exam ordered/passed or fail, and any other significant CDC training issues. AF IMT 623a, On-the Job Training Record Continuation Sheet.
When you are building a master training plan (MTP) for your flight/section, what should you do first? Develop a master task list.
What cutoff should be used to determine if a task should be a workcenter requirement? If it is performed by 51 percent of more of personnel in the workcenter.
What are the primary methods trainees and supervisors have to provide input to AETC about the type and quality of training received? Training related AETC surveys and critiques.
What is the purpose of the annual MATAG conference? To improve readiness through better maintenance training.
For maintenance, what are manning authorizations based on? On the number of primary aerospace vehicles authorized (PAA).
Provide a description of backup aircraft inventory (BAI) assets. Extra aircraft given to a unit to allow for scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, modifications, and inspections without reduction of aircraft availability for the operational mission.
What is the overall goal of the Logistics Composite Model (LCOM) in determining manpower requirements? To strike the proper balance between people, workload, and sortie generation potential.
A disconnect can occur between manpower requirements determined by an LCOM study and actual requirements. What are some of the factors that LCOM doesn’t take in to account that may cause this disconnect? Not taking in to account OJT, surges, training deployments, split operations, exercises, or inspections.
A quantitative expression representing manpower requirements in response to varying levels of workload. Manpower standard.
A funded or unfunded statement of manpower needed to accomplish a job, workload, mission or program. Manpower requirement.
Work that an organization is required to perform but not given the manpower authorizations to do it. Unfunded mandate.
Positions deemed important by organizational leadership but have not been validated. Out-of-hide positions.
What does the UPMR provide a listing of? Unit authorizations (including gains and losses) by workcenter or FAC with the name and rank of the actual person filling each position.
What is a manning assist used for? To alleviate a short-term manning problem caused by a temporary but unusually high workload.
Who is the approval authority to schedule maintenance personnel to work a shift longer than 12 hours? MXG/CC.
Why is shift rotation a key component of personnel utilization? It allows each individual to develop personal experience and knowledge by exposing them to shift specific duties.
What can a maintenance analysis referral be used for? To identify, investigate, and propose corrective action for management problems and to document corrective actions for implementation on a wider scale.
With the exception of MSL personnel, supply support personnel are normally listed on what UMD? Maintenance Group’s.
In addition to coordinating maintenance and supply actions and managing supply transactions, what are work center supply personnel tasked with doing? Managing the production of assets in the repair cycle and resolving supply support problems.
Why do MSL personnel periodically visit and inspect all maintenance workcenters? To identify and recommend corrective actions on procedural or compliance problems associated with supply support.
What is the purpose of a readiness spares package? To provide a prepackaged set of supplies and spare parts required to support planned wartime or contingency operations for a specified period of time pending resupply.
In a general sense, what are the two primary types of readiness spares packages? Mobility readiness spares packages and in-place readiness spares packages.
What is the definition of primary operating stock (POS) as it pertains to readiness spares packages? It is the normal day-to-day assets routinely available in the supply system to support a weapon system.
Temporary high priority mission support kits (THPMSK) are primarily used to provide support for what type of operations? To support contingency operations for a period less than 90 days.
What is the primary reason for conducting an annual review of all permanent readiness spares packages? To ensure that units are supported with the right size RSP to accomplish its wartime tasking.
What is the purpose of a bench stock? To provide maintainers with quick access to items that are needed on a day-to-day basis.
If shop stock is stored near or adjacent to bench stock items, should they be mixed together? No.
In addition to clearly identifying items as “Work Order Residue,” how should you also label them? With noun, national stock number or part number, unit of issue, and shelf-life, if applicable.
Basically, what is the definition of shelf life items? Any resource that has a specified amount of time before they must be turned-in as unserviceable or inspected and remarked—provided they are still serviceable.
What is a basic definition of hazardous materials (HAZMAT)? Mobility readiness spares packages and in-place readiness spares packages.
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