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78 Cards in this Set

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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 be typically 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 operation.
In order of increasing capability, what are the three separate levels if 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 logistic 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 DRs that a single manager assings 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 Managers.
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?
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?
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?
Logistic Readiness Squadron plans function.
What type of broadly worded documents are SAs often based on?
Memorandums of Aggreement/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?
How often must temporary modifications be reapproved with HQ USAF/A4M?
In addition to the system program manager maintaining system engineering integrity, what agency is responsible for fleet-wide interoperability and comminalty if that system.
Lead Command.
What dies 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 Operation Flight PS&D in the MOS.
What is the historical documentation as it pertains to aircraft and equipment?
A permanent record of significant maintenance actions.
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/form 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 two be accompanied by a printed copy of their AFTO IMT 95?
Upon transfer into the disposal system.
Upon transfer of engines to and form 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.
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.
Automated Test Equipment Reporting System (AFTERS)
Used to create, schedule and change workcenter events.
Maintenance Events.
Automates the location of aircraft, missiles, and AGE.
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.
Operation Events.
Allows forecasting of TCTOs and time changes.
Inspection and time change.
Provides monitoring and control of TCTO progress.
Time Compliance Technical Order.
Allows for monitoring of manpower resources.
Maintenance Personnel.
Gives capability to forecast and schedule training.
Training Management.
Can be used to order parts.
Gives the capability 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 regard 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 determine?
Where you've been, where you're going and how (or if) you're going to get there.
What are the two major categories 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?
What type of indicator shows firmly established trends?
Percentage of aircraft that land in "Code 3" status.
Break Rate (BR).
Average number of deferred discrepancies across the fleet of possessed aircraft.
Deferred Discrepancy 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 units 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 of 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 priority should be assigned to perform scheduled maintenance to include periodic inspections, routine TCTOs, and 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 judgement of the production superintendent in coordination with MOC.
Other than simply scheduling maintenance, what is the purpose of maintenance schedule meetings?
To properly mesh maintenance with flying requirements.
Who normally chairs the weekly MXG maintenance scheduling meetings?
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?