Flashcards in M3710.1H AIR OPS Deck (95):
How shall changes about the manual be submitted
To commandant CG-711 via the requesting units CO
What gives commandant primary authority for the operation of aircraft in the coast guard
14 U.S.C. $88 and $93
For aviation missions involving multiple aircraft, an Air Mission Commander(AMC) shall normally be assigned and responsible for what?
the overall mission execution and if aviation assets are operating jointly with surface or other assets, the AMC SHALL be responsible for execution of the aviation portion of the mission
What are the 11 missions of the coast guard
search and rescue
ports, waterways, and coastal security
aids to navigation and waterways management
marine environmental protection
living marine resources
other law enforcement
For operational units what percent of all fixed wing flight hours and rotary wing hours should be dedicated to training?
20% fixed wing
40% rotary wing
1. threats to national security
2. serious personal injury or loss of life
3. major property loss
U.S Coast Guard maritime law enforcement manual
International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual
Authorized mission requirements uses are defined and described by the various employment categories in what?
Abstract of Operations Reports M3123.7
There are situations in which use of coast guard aircraft by private entities requires reimbursement. current rates can be found where
Coast Guard Reimbursable Standard Rates
What are aircraft capabilities founded primarily on
enforcement of laws and treaties(ELT)
Marine environmental protection(MEP)
other missions requiring operational response
Aircraft modifications require close coordination between whom to ensure air worthiness certification, flight clearance authorization, and flight evaluations are completed in a safe and systematic manner
commandant CG-711, CG-41, CG 1131and ALC
Flight test program fight for aircraft modifications and such must be authorized by whom
Before test flights in which a USCG aviator will be flying with a non uscg aviator( e.g. joint uscg/navair certification or joint uscg/original equipment manufacturer test flights) what must be completed
a thorough preflight briefing covering airframe model specific differences, requisite flight test maneuvers, emergency procedures, checklists, and CRM issues, at minimum
What circumstance may an air unit commanding officer assign a properly qualified aviator of another service as a pilot in a coast guard aircraft without prior authorization
In an EMERGENCY and the assignment shall then be reported from the CO to CG-711 via the chain of command and the command SHALL retain a description of the emergency conditions and an account of the circumstances leading to the assignment.
How does the PIC accept command/responsibility of the aircraft
By signing the preflight record
How is clearance defined
Military permission to execute a definite aircraft movement, not to be confused with air traffic control clearance
What is basic clearance for flights of coast guard aircraft based on
The nature of the mission, condition of the aircraft and crew, and the actual/expected weather and other conditions at all points in the proposed flight
What is ESCAT
It is an emergency preparedness plan that prescribes the joint action to be taken by appropriate elements of the Department of Defense(DOD), the Department of Transportation(DOT), and the Department of Homeland Security(DHS) in the interests of national security
Who is the clearance authority for further flights of aircraft with actual or suspected structural damage or major malfunction
CG-711 with technical concurrence from CG-41
What is an FRZ and may coast guard auxiliary aircraft enter
Flight restricted zone and they are prohibited
What is approval
Military permission to employ mission essential coast guard personnel on aircraft not operated by the coast guard
Flight passenger manifests may be recorded in ALMIS or on paper and shall be retained by the aircrafts home unit for no less than ____ years
Normally, either of the following is required to meet minimum pilot assignment requirements for two pilot aircraft
1. an AC and a copilot
2. 2 FPs
What pilots are required for maintenance flights
1. at a minimum an AC and a FP
2. A CO may authorize a CP in lieu of FP for deployed aircraft
3. when practicable assign the EO to unit test flights but necessary to
be the PIC
For ferry flights the minimum required pilot assignment consists of
AC and CP
For all missions(vertical surface, fast roping, operational training, SAR, shipboard ops, CBRNE, etc.) the PIC shall hold
the qualification for the specific mission to be performed while the second pilot is not required to
The minimum crew described in the flight manual is defined as
the minimum number of persons required to operate the aircraft safely
The minimum aircrew requirements for the H-60 and H-65
2. airborne use of force
4. tactical fast roping
5. non-personnel hoist(e.g. HIFR/VERTREP)
6. All other missions
2. BA PM-A
4. TAC-FR PM-A
P 3-7, 3-8
Minimum aircrew requirements for the C-130H
3. CASPER sensor operations
4. CASPER tactical operations
6. all other missions
1. BA DM R N FE
2. BA LM R FE
3. BA DM R N FE SSO
4. BA DM R N FE SSO TSO
5. LM R FE
6. BA FE
Minimum aircrew requirements for C-130J
2. Operations using mission system suite
3. All other missions
1. DM LM
2. DM LM MSO1 MSO2
3. BA LM
Minimum aircrew requirements for the C-144
2. Operations using mission system pallet
4. All other missions
1. BA DM
2. BA DM MSO1 MSO2
3. BA LM
Alert duty is limited to how many hours unless adequate crew rest facilities are available
Flight crew members shall be assigned strip alert for more than __ consecutive hours with adequate rest facilities or __ consecutive hours without adequate rest facilities. They shall have at least __ hours off duty immediately before assuming strip alert duty
12 with adequate
8 without adequate
10 offduty before strip alert
For any crew day that ends in a time zone that is 3 or more hours different from where it began, required hours off duty shall be increased by __ hours
Seven day duty limit
A flight crew member shall be relieved from all duty for not less than 24 consecutive hours at least once during any __ consecutive days
Seven day hour limit
A flight crew member shall not fly as a crew member more than __ hours in any 7 consecutive days
Thirty day hour rule
A flight crew member shall not fly as a crew member more than __ hours during any 30 consecutive days
365 day hour rule
A flight crew member shall not fly as a crew member more than __ total military/civilian hours during any 365 consecutive days
Concerning alcohol, residual effects include
light headedness, headache, fatigue, nausea, visual alteration/distortion and lack of alertness
Aircrew personnel shall obtain permission from the __ before donating blood or bone marrow. aircrew personnel shall be grounded and return to flight status shall be in accordance with___
Coast Guard Aviation Medicine Manual M6410.3
Flight personnel shall not perform duties for __ hours after exposure to low pressure chamber flight in excess of __ ft. They may fly during the __ hours as a passenger in aircraft where cabin altitude does not exceed __ ft.
Under normal circumstances, flight personnel shall not fly or participate in low pressure chamber within __ hours following SCUBA diving, compressed air dives, or high pressure chamber evolutions.
Where an urgent operational requirement dictates, flight personnel may fly within __ hours of SCUBA diving, provided__
no symptoms of decompression sickness or air embolism as described in M6410.3 develop following surfacing and the subject is examined and cleared for flight duties by a flight surgeon.
The following standard take off mins apply in the absence of published nonstandard mins for the departure airport
1. Meteorological visibility of one half statute mile for nonoperational
2. meteorological visibility of one quarter statute mile for operational missions
What must be completed within a 60 day period after designation
1. local initial OPSEC/COMSEC training
2. training in the use of survival equipment and pyrotechnics
3. operational hazard awareness training
4. land survival training
Pilots and aircrew are required to maintain the following periodic currency requirements.
1. 75 month under water egress training- dunker
2. 15 month stan check and CRM refresher
3. calendar year requirements
a. wet drills b. egress/swet c. swim test d. survival equipment and
pyro e. land survival training f. emergency ground egress training
g. OPSEC/COMSEC training h. operational hazard awareness training
i. physiological training
Who shall approve entry into the qualification syllabus
A basic aircrew candidate must meet the following requirements
1. must be a graduate of a military aviation A school or from a coast
guard approved commercial aviation A school or have achieved an
aviation rating in one of the other U.S Armed Forces
2. must have completed a commandant CG-711 approved syllabus for
the type of aircraft in which the designation is sought.
To obtain a C-130H Flight Engineer designation, a member must have what?
1. held a C-130H BA designation for at least 1 year
2. must be recommended for flight engineer by the unit FEB and unit
3. must complete cg-711 approved C-130 flight engineer course
Each Flight Engineer shall have completed a proficiency simulator course within the preceding __ calendar months
Asset familiarization training shall be completed within how many months of reporting to a new operational unit.
Each Aircrew instructor shall conduct at least ___ syllabus instruction flights or ground training sessions for the qualifications or designations he or she holds during each semiannual period
For wet drills the trainee shall receive instruction in.....
water survival techniques and equipment, and shall enter and remain in the water for at least 10 minutes while wearing a flight suit or ADC and survival vest
What environment is preferred for wet drills
an offshore site where moderate sea conditions exist is preferable to a swimming pool, lake, or sheltered harbor since offshore sea conditions are those likely to be encountered in a survival situation.
What steps does the wet drills trainee undergo
inflate the survival vest orally, locate and deploy the items of survival equipment it contains as practicable, and note the effort required to swim and remain in a stable flotation posture in the prevailing water conditions.
The trainee shall then enter a one person raft, or multi person raft. For those trainees who fly parachute equipped aircraft, parachute disentanglement training shall be included
What does the emergency breathing device training provide?
Helicopter air crew members with skills and confidence required to increase the probability of a successful egress under disorienting conditions after the aircraft enters the water and becomes inverted.
If not current in emergency breathing device training when reporting aboard a unit, personnel must complete the training within how many days of arrival
What is the purpose of the aircrew swim test
It evaluates an air crew member's ability to swim a short distance in order to reach a life raft after a water landing
What is the criteria for the air crew swim test
75 yard swim using crawl, breast, back, side stroke, or combination thereof. performed while wearing a flight suit(not ADC), boots, and an uninflated, normally equipped life vest(or training vest with the pocket survival items replaced by two pounds of weight). In addition air crew members shall tread water or drown proof for two minutes.
What is looked for in the individuals swim test
The individual shall not touch the bottom and demonstrate comfort, not necessarily form
Emergency ground egress training shall consist of what
A lecture on basic principles, followed by actual operation of the exits and associated equipment, simulated egress from the members primary crew position following egress steps outlined in the designated airframe flight manual.
Land survival training shall be tailored to each unit to suit what
terrain, climate, and resources available
Standardization checks are a means of periodically evaluating a members what?
Competence and proficiency in the application of standard operating procedures
A DESIGNATION standardization check is used to evaluate a members what?
competence and proficiency in normal and emergency operations
A QUALIFICATION standardization check is used to evaluate a members what?
Competence and proficiency in mission operations
Aviation training jacket cover sheet pilot
Aviation training jacket cover sheet air crew form
Each issuance, revocation, or change of designation or qualification shall be documented where
First aid kits
One first aid kit for treatment of injuries likely to occur in flight or minoraccidents shall be provided for every ten occupants. The contents of thefirst aid kits (and maintenance cycle) are enrolled in the AviationComputerized Maintenance System (ACMS).Oxymetazoline spray (e.g. Afrin) for acute relief of eustachiandysfunction during descent, shall be obtained from local medicalfacilities. A mishap message is required when the oxymetazoline sprayin the first aid kit is used.
When shall aircraft be equipped with life rafts
All aircraft shall carry enough life rafts of a rated capacity and buoyancy to accommodate all aircraft occupants for flights that remain over water longer than 30 minutes or extend beyond 100 nautical miles from the nearest shore.
When is an RS required to do asset familiarization
Participate in a biennial asset familiarization training on platforms routinely encountered in the unit’s AOR; Asset familiarization training shall be completed within three months of reporting to a new operational unit.
What is the risk management manual
What is the CG aviation medicine manual
When is an RS required to attend AHRS
Rescue Swimmers are required to attend AHRS within 3 years of initial RS qualification. Recurrent training at AHRS is required every 6 years.
If not current on Emergency Breathing Device(EBD) how long after reporting to a unit should a member complete SWET
What mishap classes may temporary grounding be advisable?
Class C and D
What mishap classes shall personnel be temporarily grounded
Class A and B
An Aviator Evaluation Board is required for all Class _____ mishaps.
Who should you report a midair collision to
A preliminary message of report shall be submitted within ____ hours of the incident(midair collision), using the guidelines in the Safety and Environmental Health Manual, COMDTINST M5100.47(series).
What class mishap is a serious near midair collision
A near midair collision is an incident where a possibility of collision occurs as a result of proximity of less than ____ feet to another aircraft.
What class mishap
All aircraft shall carry enough life rafts of a rated capacity and buoyancy to accommodate all aircraft occupants for flights that remain over water longer than ______ or extend beyond _____ nautical miles from the nearest shore.
30 minutes, 100 nautical miles
When shall an rs wear the dry suit with accompanied hood or surf cap at what temperature
55 or below
What are 75 month requirements for non aircrew mission essential personnel
Non aircrew mission essential personnel with frequent periodic flight requirements dispatched aboard rotary-wing, single-engine fixed-wing (including floatplanes and seaplanes), or airship aircraft that operate beyond emergency landing distance from land shall have successfully completed under water egress training within the preceding 75 calendar months.
What are calendar year requirements for non aircrew mission essential personnel
Calendar year requirements. Each calendar year non-aircrew mission essential personnel with periodic flight requirements shall review in flight emergency procedures, ditching procedures, use of aircraft safety equipment, use of personal protective equipment, and emergency egress procedures related to the type and model aircraft authorized to fly aboard. Each calendar year, non-aircrew mission essential personnel with periodic flight requirements dispatched aboard single engine fixed wing aircraft shall complete land survival training for the relevant area of operation
What are 24 month requirements for non aircrew mission essential personnel
Non-aircrew mission essential personnel with periodic flight requirements dispatched aboard rotary-wing, single-engine fixed-wing (including float planes and seaplanes), or airship aircraft that operate beyond emergency landing distance from land shall have successfully completed aviation water survival training, and a swim test within the preceding 24 calendar months.
Non aircrew mission essential personnel are required to have a planned flight every _____ days or less required by a policy to maintain a current qualification or competency.
Non aircrew mission essential personnel are required a planned flight every ____ days or less for longer than six consecutive months to execute approved missions
Non aircrew mission essential personnel are required a planned flight every ____ days or less during surge operations lasting longer than one month
A long range surveillance aircraft (C-130) can carry how many passengers
75, up to 35,000 lbs of cargo
How many passengers can a medium range aircraft carry
C-144: 40 and up to 9,400 lbs of cargo
C-27J: 46 and up to 13,000 lbs of cargo
Medium range recovery aircraft (MH-60) can carry how many passengers