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To the greatest extent possible how should maintenance be performed

On a pre-planned scheduled basis

Using the equipment generates what type of maintenance

Corrective or unscheduled

What are the two basic types of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance

On /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 info / history

What are two major goals of intermediate repair enhancement program meetings

Increase local repair compatibility reduce overall cost of operations

In order of increasing capability what are the three separate levels of maintenance

Organizational immediate and Depot

Which level of maintenance is performed off equipment at the back shop level


What level of maintenance is used for complex repairs and is located at a major repair facility


What combined maintenance approach modifies or eliminates the immediate function where possible by consolidating that repair function at the depot level

Two level maintenance

What type of maintenance facility is a hybrid of two level maintenance and three level maintenance and combines immediate level maintenance from multiple bases to one location

Regional repair center

What type of specialized Regional repair facility provides immediate level maintenance for selected commodities

Centralized repair facility

How can a successful reliability and maintainability 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 workgroup or PIWG

To address product deficiencies affecting r&m that the field unit cannot resolve and resolve DR's that the single manager assigned 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

Identify deficiencies and properly submit reports

Adversely affects technical cost or schedule risks to the project or life cycle support of the system or result in a production line stoppage and no acceptable walk around is known (Deficiency report impact)

Deficiency report priority IE

Result in inconvenience or annoyance for development or maintenance Personnel but does not prevent the accomplishment of the task (Deficiency report impact)

Deficiency report priority 2D

Define corrected may cause death severe injury or severe occupational illness and no walk around is known (Deficiency report impact)

Deficiency report Priority 1A

Other effects such as enhancements has little or no impact OSS&E under current requirements. (Deficiency report impact)

Deficiency report priority 2E

If uncorrected it may cause major loss or damage to equipment or a system and no walk around is not (Deficiency report impact)

Deficiency report priority 1B

Adversely affects technical cost or schedule risks to the project or to life cycle support of the system but an acceptable walk around is known

Deficiency report priority 2B

Adversely affects an essential capability or negatively OSS&E and adequate performance is achieved through sufficient compensation or acceptable walk around

Deficiency report priority 2A

Adversely affects and essential capability or negatively impacts OSS&E and no acceptable walk around is known (Deficiency report impact)

Deficiency report priority 1D

Prevents the accomplishment of an essential capability or critically restricts OSS&E to include interaction with other mission-critical platforms or systems and no acceptable walk around is known ( Deficiency report impact )

Deficiency report priority 1C

Does not affect essential capability but may result in user / operator inconvenience or annoyance (Deficiency report impact )

Deficiency report priority 2C

What mxg agency is tasked with providing technical assistance for deficiency reports


when the scope of an operating instruction Cross organizational group lines what level should it be published

At the wing level

What office assume sole responsibility for the accuracy currency and integrity of the contents of an operating instruction and for compliance with it

The office of primary responsibilities (OPR)

Can an Air Force Civil Service employee act as the point of contact for an operating instruction


Which section acts as the office of primary responsibility for the maintenance policy guidance of the mxg


What type of support agreement governs Services provided by us Northern command to u.s. Central Command

Inter command

What flight within the mxg normally acts as the point of contact for SA'S

Programmed / resources flight

What is the most important thing you must know about SA's

To 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 historical reporting and for informing the single manager so the items can be identified for reporting

Item manager

For aircraft engines when are the printed copies of the AFTO IMT 95s not required to accompany and items upon transfer to / from another location

If the location has access to the necessary MIS to retrieve the history info

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 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

What aircraft engine documentation is an AFTO IMT 95 primarily used for

The document accumulated Cycles operating time and maintenance history as well as pertinent manufacturing data for jet engine turbine Wheels

Which maintenance information system is considered to be the standard Air Force base level automated maintenance integrated system


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 work Center events

Maintenance events

Automates location of aircraft missiles and Aerospace ground equipment


Replaced the maintenance data collection system

Job data documentation (JDD)

Monitors estimated time in commission (ETIC)

Status and inventory reporting

Support flying operations in three phases

Operational events

Allows for casting of tcto 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


Give the ability to update aircraft operating times

Automated debriefings

Update / monitors approved / actual aircraft configurations

Generic configuration status accounting systems (GCSAS)

Used to pre-fill / print AFTO Forms 781 A,J and K

Aircraft automated forms

In regards to MIS data Integrity what are work center and shift supervisors responsible for doing

Reviewing the data entered into their respective MIS I'm by Personnel under their control on a daily basis

What section guides the data Integrity team process and is responsible for ensuring the MIS data provided to maintenance managers is Meaningful and factual

MOM MMA section

What section is responsible for correcting Incorrect and erroneous data entered into the MIS

In the section that entered the erroneous data

AZ road maps what can maintenance management metrics if used properly help you to determine

When your organization has been where you are going and how you are going to get there

What are two major categories that metrics are often divided into

Leading / lagging indicators

What type of performance indicator shows a problem first while it is impacting maintenance capability to provide resources to execute the missions


What type of indicator shows firmly established trends


percentage of aircraft that land in code 3 status

Brake rate (BR)

Average number of deferred discrepancies or crossed the fleet of processed aircraft

Deferred discrepancy rate (DDR)

Percentage of code 3 aircraft repaired to flywheel status and set time i.e. 4,8 or 12 hours

Fix rates (FR)

Most important an accurate measure of the unit's maintenance quality

Repeat / recurring discrepancy rates

Average number of sorties or hours from her primary Aerospace vehicle authorized per month

Utilization rate (UTE)

The best-known yardstick for measuring a unit performance

Mission capability rate

Average percentage of aircraft that are unable to meet primary assigned missions for maintenance reasons

Total not Mission capable maintenance rate (TNMCM)

What maintenance repair priority level should be assigned to perform maintenance on primary Mission aircraft related age and Munitions support equipment for the first 8 hours after landing or start of recovery

Priority 2

What maintenance repair priority level should be assigned to perform scheduled maintenance to include periodic inspections routine TCTO's and TCI's

Priority 4

What maintenance repair priority level should be assigned to perform routine repair of age and repair cycle assets

Priority 5

If a change is made to the repair priority level does the LRS parts delivery priority have to be changed to match it

Not necessarily this decision should be made by the production superintendent in coordination with MOC

Although the wing stand-up meeting is used to keep the wing Commander updated about maintenance issues what is the overall focus of the meeting

Identifying and resolving issues / disagreements related to the schedule

In addition to attending a monthly maintenance and flying schedule meeting what does the wing Commander ensure that the meetings with regard to mxg and OG interactions

Ensures 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 test as the wing FOD/DOP program manager

Wing Vice Commander (WG/CV)

In addition to ensuring effective FOD/DOP programs what must the program manager do on a quarterly or monthly basis

Chair the FOD DOP prevention committee meetings

Why is it important for the maintenance Commander to standardize maintenance disciplines procedures organizational structures compliance and management philosophies

It leads to Greater interoperability improves maintenance quality and ensures maintenance effectiveness

As well as overseeing the development and publication of all maintenance related operating instructions what specific guidance must the maintenance Commander established 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 trained newly assigned maintenance personnel


Who is responsible for chairing the daily maintenance production / scheduling meeting with representatives from throughout the maintenance group


Who does the maintenance superintendent work directly for


Other than acting as a technical advisor the maintenance group superintendent advises the maintenance group commander on what type of issues

Personnel morale and Welfare issues as well as on problems not identified through maintenance Data Systems or quality assurance inspection reports

What is the maintenance group superintendent primary job as it relates to enlisted Manning within the maintenance group

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

Must emphasise the quality of the programs and not just focus on minimum upgrade time frames

Even though Squadron commanders are ultimately responsible for unit deployment readiness who do they appoint to help ensure deployment readiness

Unit deployment manager

If Squadron Manning authorizations are not right what can the squadron commander do to help remedy the situation

Can coordinate with wing Manpower office through the group Manning management for assistance in preparing an AR to alter his or her Manning authorization

What two positions within the maintenance operating Squadron 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 for the maintenance operating squadron commander to the maintenance group Commander for monitoring the overall health of the fleet

Maintenance operating flight Commander assisted by the maintenance operating flight superintendent

Who is responsible for developing written procedures for end of runway inspections in coordination with the wing weapons manager weapons safety manager and Airfield management


Who is responsible for reviewing and consolidating monthly maintenance plan inputs from the various maintenance flights section and for forwarding them to maintenance operating flight PS&D

MXS MOO with assistance from the MX SUPT

In MOS who are flight Chiefs responsible to in the area of leadership supervision and training of their 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 is being taken to correct the underlying problem


Who chairs a daily maintenance production meeting to develop and modify the overall maintenance plan of attack for an aircraft maintenance unit


What is the primary job of the section NCOIC/ section chief

To act as a first line manager and supervisor and to serve as the technical Authority and adviser for his or her particular sections

What AF IMT should a section ncoic used to monitor track and document safety and health related information about his or her workers


for section manager ed TMDE what is a section NCOIC responsible for ensuring

The maintenance and calibration requirements are accomplished

What section NCOIC should ensure cross utilization training requirements do not interfere with what

Upgrade / qualification training

The section NCOIC should ensure his or her section is organized with tools equipment and material as close to the point of Maintenance 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 and 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 no 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 to help meet Mission requirements

Which MOF section is responsible for monitoring and coordinating sortie and maintenance production and overall execution of the flying and maintenance schedules


Who is responsible for appointing in writing a highly qualified individual to manage the engine Health Management program

Maintenance group Commander

Which MOF section is responsible for coordinating aircraft maintenance requirements and ensuring proper utilization scheduling between the operation group and maintenance group and any other applicable external agencies


Other than teaching what is the mission of the maintenance training flight

To serve as maintenance groups 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 is the primary mission of the maintenance management analysis sections

To track analyze and present information to help the various levels of leadership assess the health of their units aircraft and equipment

What are unit training managers responsible for in addition to assisting Squadron commanders with training matters

Managing Squadron enlisted specialty training programs

Is the maintenance training flight normally allowed to duplicate training top on Best Buy locally assigned Air Force education training command training detachment


Programs and resources flight Personnel are primarily responsible for managing what programs within the maintenance group

Manning facilities support agreements and deployment programs

Within the programs and resources flight who can give technical assistance for palletizing equipment or doing a deployment site survey

The logistics planner

What is the basic mission of the AMU

How 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 the AMU

Debrief aircraft Specialists weapons and supports

What is the definition of sortie generations

The cumulative effort required to launch and recover sorties

In addition to closely monitoring aircraft status who must the Flightline expediter notify when status and configuration changes occur

MOC and Pro Super

What are some of the references that Flightline expeditors must keep close at hand to facilitate their duties

Copies of the flying schedule emergency / functional checklist base grid map with Cordon overlay IPI listings, MESL,QRL,WUC manual, and a tracking device for aircraft status

Flightline expeditors 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 some of the information elements that debrief Personnel enter into the applicable MIS

Discrepancy in deviation information utilization and applicable flight data including Landing status systems capability and other applicable cause codes

Who is responsible for ensuring aircraft form sets are made available to the debrief section by the end of the flying day if debriefs have been suspended due to aircraft flying search operation

Flightline expediter or Pro super

what are some of the entries at debrief must ensure that the aircraft commander / pilot makes on the applicable AFTO 781 IMTs/ forms during the debriefing sessions

New discrepancies noted aircraft condition codes flying time servicing data and any other required entries

What does an aircraft Landing status code of two mean with regard to aircraft or system conditions

Aircraft or system has minor discrepancies but is capable of further Mission assignments within normal turnaround times

What are the three different types of crew chief positions that can be assigned to the aircraft section


In general what are DCC and ADCC 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 Lawn Equipment repairs component R & I reprogramming avionics systems and classified aircraft items management

Why is the special section ncoic promoting cross talk with other unit specialist section

To obtain information on system / component repeat recur and CND trends

Which specialist is responsible for maintaining ECS bleed air vacuum pneumatic fire suppression and oxygen systems


Who must a specialist expeditors coordinate with in determining maintenance priorities for specialist support

With the pro super and Flightline expediter

What are the two standard elements of an AMU weapons section

Loading and maintenance

Who serves as the key adviser to the AMXS MOO 1 factors that affect weapons training weapons loading and Armament system maintenance capabilities for the AMU

Weapons section ncoic

What are weapons expeditors responsible for monitoring with regard to the weapons section ncoic

Monitoring all element systems maintenance and loading operations

Who must have weapons expediter coordinate with for the delivery and pickup of munitions

MOC AND munitions control

Who is responsible for controlling access to an aircraft undergoing Munitions loading and unloading

Load crew chief

The ncoic of the AMU support section must come from one of what two afsc's


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 expeditors updated on

The status of all backordered parts

What's the nine standard flights that make up the MXS

Accessories age Armament avionics fabrication maintenance Munitions propulsion TMDE

If the MXS has more than 700 Manning authorizations what do commanders have the option of doing

They can separate MXS into 2 squadrons EMS and CMS

What sections are in a standard accessories flight

E&E egress fuel systems and hydraulics

What accessories flight section is responsible for repairing oxygen and nitrogen servicing cards

E&E section

When egress explosive devices are damaged or subjected to be unsafe who does the egress section request assistance from


What three sections usually make up the age flight

Repair and inspection services pickup and delivery and age production support

What age flight section is responsible for maintaining T.O. files


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

Which Armament flight section coordinates with MOF PS&D in scheduling inspections TCTOs and time changes

Armament maintenance

Who does the Armament flight CC/CHIEF assist in recommending distribution of 2W1X1 Personnel to satisfy on and off equipment weapons release handgun system maintenance


Which avionics flight section off equipment maintenance and /or CND screening on communication and navigation components and systems including assigned SE Not maintained by tmde

Communications - navigation

Which avionics flight section maintains LANTIRNpods


What section maintains programs and reforms 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

Aircraft structural maintenance low observable aircraft structural maintenance Metals Tech and NDI

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 Welding aircraft equipment components and tools

What four sections normally make up the maintenance flight

Repair and reclamation Wheel and Tire aircraft inspection and Transit alert

Which maintenance flight removes replaces in rigs flight control surfaces

repair and reclamation

What is the definition of transient aircraft

Aircraft not assigned to the local base and are enroute from one location to another that may require routine Servicing

Which musicians flight section assembles disassembles delivers inspect and maintained conventional 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 Wing leadership about propulsion issues

Propulsion flight CC/Chief

Which propulsion flight section stores build 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 engine support trailers

Engine equipment maintenance

which TMDE flight section performed in laboratory and on-site calibration and repair using laboratory 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 in maintenance supply liaison