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What is the Mission of the Air Support Unit?
The mission of the ASU is to provide air support and expertise for the organization's patrol, investigations, and administrative needs.
What is the Goal of the Air Support Unit?
The goal of ASU is to enhance the community and police personnel through the strategic deployment of airborne technologies by increasing officer safety and improving effectiveness and efficiency by the use of properly equipped helicopter and fixed wing aircraft.
Name the 5 parts to the Goal of ASU
1. To enhance the safety of the Community and Police Personnel.
2. By the strategic deployment of airborne technologies.
The unit strives to increase...
3. Officer Safety
As well as improve... .
4. Effectiveness and Efficiency
Through the use of....
5. Properly equipped helicopters and fixed wing aircraft.
Name some duties of the TFO.
Ensure aircraft is properly outfitted with all equipment necessary to accomplish the mission.
Name some duties of the TFO.
Monitor the police radios.
Name some duties of the TFO.
Observe activity on the ground.
Name some duties of the TFO.
Coordinated the tactical operation of the aircraft.
Name some duties of the TFO.
Prioritize police radio calls, and assist the pilot in navigating to those calls.
Name some duties of the TFO.
Operate all special equipment (lights, NVG, FLIR, PA system, siren, etc.)
Name some duties of the TFO.
Assist the PIC as needed.
Name some duties of the TFO.
Monitor critical engine instruments during take off and landing.
Name some duties of the TFO.
Scan for air traffic.
Name some duties of the TFO.
Monitor air traffic communications during take off, departure,approach and landing.
No use of alcohol for..
10 hours before flight.
Blood donations are not allowed for ___ hours prior to any flight.
72 hours
A crew member is generally prohibited from being on duty more than ___ hours.
14 hours
A crew member is generally prohibited from flying more than ___ hours in any given shift.
8 hours
If circumstances arise in which a crew member anticipates exceeding the max flight time or max duty day who crew member must brief ____?
The unit Sergeant or Lieutenant as to the circumstances and receive approval to exceed these limits.
Crew members must be provided a ___ hour period between scheduled shifts.
9 hour
Who is the best gauge of their own physical and mental state?
The crew member.
No helicopter flight will be conducted with less than ____ minutes of fuel on board.
30 Minutes.
Although a cover situation may appear to be code-4 to the air crew, only the ____ ____ will advise code-4 on the radio.
Ground units.
The role of the aircrew during the vehicle or foot pursuit is to .....?
assist and coordinated field unit activities, monitor and broadcast pursuit info such as traffic hazards, actions of the suspect and any other pertinent info.
What is the primary mission of the fixed wing aircraft.
To assist investigative and patrol in conducting covert surveillance and transportation.
The most significant contribution to the safety effort made by the Unit personnel is the area of...
Risk Management.

Risk Management is the identification and control of risk according to preconceived parameters.
What are the CRM(unit Cockpit Resource Management) principles?
Good judgement
Good decision making
good interpersonal skills
Common sense.
What are some of the sources of CRM?
Aircraft flight manual
Checklists, charts, Air traffic control, other pilots, transponders, navigation radios, other aircrew, human receptors (eyes, ears, nose)memory skills and experience.