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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 asnational 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 (IREP) 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.
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 (2LM).
What type of maintenance facility is a hybrid of 2LM and 3LM and combines intermediate-levelmaintenance from multiple bases to one location?
Regional repair center.
What type of specialized regional repair facility provides intermediate-level maintenance forselected commodities?
Centralized Repair Facility (CRF).
How can a successful R&M program be defined?
One that promotes the ability to identify and correct system deficiencies before they affect combatcapability.
What is the primary scope of the Product Improvement Working Group (PIWG)?
To address product deficiencies affecting R&M that the field unit cannot resolve and resolve DRs that thesingle manager assigns to them.
Who takes the lead in identifying, tracking, assessing, and correcting R&M deficiencies on theirassigned 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 MXG agency is tasked with providing technical assistance for DRs?
Quality Assurance (QA).
When the scope of an OI will cross organizational group lines, at what level should it bepublished?
Wing level.
What office assumes sole responsibility for the accuracy, currency, and integrity of the contentsof an OI and for compliance with it?
Office of primary responsibility (OPR).
Can an AF civil service employee act as the POC for an OI?
Which section acts as the OPR for the maintenance policy guidance in the MXG?
Quality assurance (QA).
What type of support agreement governs services provided by US Northern Command to USCentral Command?
What flight within the MXG normally acts as the POC for SAs?
Programs and Resources Flight.
What is the most important thing you must know about SAs?
Learn what is in them.
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 designated MDS specific -6 TO components.
Who is responsible for determining which items in the MDS specific -6 TO need historicalreporting and for informing the single manager so the items can be identified for reporting?
Item managers
For aircraft engines, when are the printed copies of the AFTO IMT 95s not required toaccompany end-items upon transfer to/from another location?
When the location has access to the necessary MIS to retrieve the historical information.
During what type of transfer do helicopter blades and tail rotor blades have to be accompanied bya 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 forensuring 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, and maintenance history, as well as pertinentmanufacturing data for jet engine turbine wheels.
Which maintenance information system is considered to be the standard AF base-level automatedMIS?
In regards to MIS data integrity, what are work center and shift supervisors responsible for doing?
Reviewing the data entered into their respective MIS by personnel under their control on a daily basis.
What section guides the data integrity team process and is responsible for ensuring the MIS dataprovided to maintenance managers is meaningful and factual?
MOF MMA section.
As roadmaps, what can maintenance management metrics, if used properly, help you todetermine?
Where your organization has 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 indicator shows firmly established trends?
What type of performance indicator shows a problem first, while it is impacting maintenance’scapability to provide resources to execute the mission?
What maintenance repair priority level should be assigned to perform maintenance on primarymission aircraft, related AGE, and munitions support equipment for the first 8 hours after landingor start of recovery?
Priority 2.
What maintenance repair priority level should be assigned to perform scheduled maintenance toinclude periodic inspections, routine TCTOs, and TCIs?
Priority 4.
What maintenance repair priority level should be assigned to perform routine repair of AGE andrepair cycle assets?
Priority 5.
If a change is made to the repair priority level, does the LRS parts delivery priority have to bechanged to match it?
No, not necessarily. This decision should be made by the production superintendent in coordination withMOC.
Although the “Wing Standup” meeting is used to keep the WG/CC updated about maintenanceissues, 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 theWG/CC ensure at the meetings with regard to MXG and OG interaction?
Ensures the MXG and OG participate jointly in developing an annual maintenance and flying program anda joint plan to ensure the best use of aircraft, equipment, and personnel.
Why is it important for the MXG/CC to standardize maintenance disciplines, procedures,organizational structures, compliance, and management philosophy?
The wing vice-commander (WG/CV).
As well as overseeing the development and publication of all maintenance-related OIs, whatspecific 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 programsincluding the development of an orientation program to adequately train newly assigned MXGpersonnel?
Who is responsible for chairing the daily maintenance production/scheduling meeting withrepresentatives from throughout the MXG?
Who does the MXG SUPT work directly for?
Other than acting as a technical advisor, the MXG SUPT advises the MXG/CC on what type ofissues?
Personnel, morale, and welfare issues, as well as on problems not identified through maintenance datasystems 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 SQ/CC have with the overall focus of upgrade training andmaintenance qualification programs?
He or she must emphasize the quality of the programs and not just focus on minimum upgrade time frames.
Even though SQ/CCs are ultimately responsible for unit deployment readiness, who do theyappoint to help ensure deployment readiness?

If squadron manning authorizations are not right, what can the SQ/CC do to help remedy thesituation?

He or she can coordinate with the wing manpower office, through the group manning manager, forassistance in preparing an ACR to alter his or her manning authorization.

What two positions within the MOS perform essentially the same duties as the MOO/MX SUPT?


In AMXS/HMXS or MXS, who does the MX SUPT work for?


Who is responsible through the MOS/CC to the MXG/CC for monitoring the overall health of thefleet?
MOF/CC assisted by the MOF SUPT
Who is responsible for developing written procedures for EOR inspections in coordination withthe wing weapons manager, weapons safety manager, and airfield management?
Who is responsible for reviewing and consolidating monthly maintenance plan inputs from thevarious MXS flights/section and for forwarding them to MOF PS&D?
MXS MOO with the assistance of the MX SUPT.
In MOS, who are flight chiefs responsible to in the area of leadership, supervision, and training oftheir assigned flight personnel?
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 PRDs and flight aborts daily to ensure proper maintenance isbeing taken to correct the underlying problem?


Who chairs a daily maintenance production meeting to develop and modify the overallmaintenance plan of attack for an AMU?
What is the primary job of the section NCOIC/section chief?
To act as the first-line manager and supervisor and to serve as the technical authority and advisor for his orher particular section.
What AF IMT should a section NCOIC use to monitor, track, and document safety and healthrelatedinformation about his or her workers?
For section managed TMDE, what is a section NCOIC responsible for ensuring?
That maintenance and calibration requirements are accomplished.
The section NCOIC should ensure cross-utilization training requirements do not interfere withwhat?
Upgrade/qualification training
The section NCOIC should ensure his or her section is organized with tools, equipment, andmaterial as close to the point of maintenance (POM) as possible without jeopardizing what?
Accountability and control procedures.
What is the primary job of an AMU flight-line Pro Super?
To direct the overall maintenance effort of his or her AMU.
What is the grade requirement to be appointed as an AMU flight-line 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, identifyproduction requirements and shortfalls to his or her operations officer/MX SUPT, and direct the overallmaintenance effort of his or her unit to help meet mission requirements.
Which MOF section is responsible for monitoring and coordinating sortie and maintenanceproduction and overall execution of the flying and maintenance schedules
Who is responsible for appointing, in writing, a highly qualified individual to manage the EngineHealth Management Program?
Which MOF section is responsible for coordinating aircraft maintenance requirements andensuring proper utilization scheduling between the OG and MXG and any other applicableexternal agencies?
What is the primary mission of the Maintenance Management Analysis section?
To track, analyze, and present information to help the various levels of leadership assess the health of theirunit’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 beresponsible for the overall management and control of the Training Management subsystem of IMDS-CDB.
What are unit training managers responsible for in addition to assisting squadron commanderswith training matters?
Managing squadron enlisted specialty training programs.
Is the MTF normally allowed to duplicate training taught on base by a locally assigned AETCTraining Detachment?
Programs and Resources Flight personnel are primarily responsible for managing what programswithin the MXG?
Manning, facilities, support agreements, and deployment programs
Within the Programs and Resources Flight, who can give technical assistance for palletizingequipment or doing a deployment site survey?
The Logistics Planner
What is the basic mission of an AMU?
To launch and recover aircraft and to perform the necessary servicing, inspections, and maintenance tosupport daily aircraft flying operations.
What are the standard sections of an AMU?
Debrief, Aircraft, Specialist, Weapons, and Support
In addition to closely monitoring aircraft status, who must the flight-line expediter notify whenstatus and configuration changes occur?
MOC and the Pro Super.
What are some of the references that flight-line expediters must keep close at hand to facilitatetheir 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.
What is a definition of sortie generation?
The cumulative effort required to launch and recover sorties.
Flight-line expediters must track the serial number, location, priority, status, ETIC, andconfiguration 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 some of the information elements that Debrief personnel enter into the applicable MIS?
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 form sets are made available to the Debrief Section bythe end of the flying day if debriefs have been suspended due to aircraft flying surge operations?
Flight-line expediter or Pro Super.
What are some of the entries that Debrief must ensure that the aircraft commander/pilot makes onthe applicable AFTO 781 IMTs/Forms during the debriefing session?
New discrepancies noted, aircraft condition codes, flying time, servicing data, and any other requiredentries.
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 normalturnaround times.
What are the three different types of crew chief positions that can be assigned to the AircraftSection?
DCCs, ADCCs, and FCCs
In a general sense, what are DCCs and ADCCs charged with doing in respect to their assignedaircraft?
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, andclassified aircraft items management.
Why is the Specialist Section NCOIC responsible for promoting cross-talk with other unitspecialist sections?
To obtain information on system/component repeat, recur, and CND trends
Which specialist is responsible for maintaining ECS, bleed air, vacuum, pneumatic, firesuppression, and oxygen systems?
E&E specialist.
Who must the specialist expediters coordinate with in determining maintenance priorities forspecialist support?
With the Pro Super and flight-line expediter
What are the two standard elements in an AMU Weapons Section?
Loading and Maintenance
Who serves as the key advisor to the AMXS MOO on factors that affect weapons training,weapons loading, and armament system maintenance capabilities for the AMU?
Weapons Section NCOIC
What are weapons expediters responsible for monitoring with regard to the Weapons SectionNCOIC?
Monitoring all armament systems maintenance and loading operations.
Who must the weapons expediter coordinate with for the delivery and pick-up of munitions?
With MOC or munitions control.
Who is responsible for controlling access to an aircraft undergoing munitions loading andunloading?
Load crew chief.
The NCOIC of the AMU Support Section must come from one of what two AFSCs?
What is the minimum amount of time that personnel are normally assigned to the SupportSection?
12 months.
What information must Supply Support personnel keep expediters updated on?
The status of all back-ordered parts
If the MXS has more than 700 manning authorizations, what do commanders have the option ofdoing?
They can separate MXS into two squadrons: EMS and CMS
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 EgressSection request assistance from?
What three sections usually make up the AGE Flight?
Repair and Inspection; Servicing, Pickup, and Delivery; and AGE Production Support.
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 2W1X1personnel to satisfy on- and off-equipment weapons release and gun system maintenance?
Which Armament Flight section coordinates with MOF PS&D in scheduling inspections, TCTOs,and time-changes?
Armament Maintenance
Which Avionics Flight section off-equipment maintenance and/or CND screening oncommunication and navigation components and systems, including assigned SE not maintainedby TMDE?
Which Avionics Flight section maintains LANTIRN pods?

What section maintains, programs, and performs TCTOs on avionics components when thespecified test stations and support equipment are available in the section?

Avionics Intermediate

What sections make up the Fabrication Flight?

Aircraft Structural Maintenance, Low-Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance, Metals Technology, andNDI.

What two Fabrication Flight sections are responsible for corrosion control?

ASM and LO.

What is the Metals Technology section tasked with doing?

Inspecting, repairing, servicing, manufacturing, fabricating, heat treating, testing, cleaning, and weldingaircraft, equipment, components, and tools.

What four sections normally make up the Maintenance Flight?

Repair and Reclamation, Wheel and Tire, Aircraft Inspection, and Transient Alert.

Which Maintenance Flight 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 requireroutine servicing.

Which Munitions Flight section assembles, disassembles, delivers, inspects, and maintainsconventional munitions, missiles, containers, and dispensers?

Munitions Production

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 wingleadership 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?


Which Propulsion Flight section is responsible for maintaining, managing, and storing enginesupport trailers

Engine Equipment Maintenance.

Which TMDE Flight section performs in-laboratory and on-site calibration and repair usinglaboratory equipment and calibration standards?


Who do the PMEL QA Section evaluators report their inspection findings to?

TMDE Flight CC/Chief

What are the four elements of the TMDE Production Control section?

Customer service, production scheduling, traffic management, and maintenance supply liaison.