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What does NATOPS stand for?

Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization

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what is NATOPS?

A positive approach in improving combat readiness and achieving a substantial reduction in aircraft mishap rate

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When was NATOPS established?

1961

3

How many aircraft did the navy and marine corps lose in 1950?

776

4

When was the angled flight deck established?

1954

5

In 1950 what was the mishap to flight hr ratio?

54 mishaps to 10,000 flight hrs

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What was the mishap rate by 1961

19 mishaps per 10,000 flight hrs

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Mishap rate in 1970?

9 to 10,000

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What is the current mishap rate?

2 to 10,000

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What was the first standardization program? And what year was it established?

Namp, 1959

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What was the second standardization initiative ad what year was it established?

Fleet replacement squadrons were established in 1961

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What are FRS's?

Indoctrination of new aircrew and mechanics to the peculiarities of specific aircraft

12

What are the most dangerous times for maintainers?

Engine start, operation, and shut down

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Briefly describe 5 of the procedures outlined in NATOPS

1: set brakes and chalk ac
2: intake screens in jet ac
3: fod walk downs
4: ac tie down (non pilots starting eng)
5: fire bottle watches on turn up

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What does warming mean?

Results in injury or death

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What does caution mean?

Damage to equipment

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What does note mean?

A procedure that must be emphasized

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What word makes a procedure mandatory?

Shall

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What word is a recommendation?

Should

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What is an optional term?

May

20

What characters are used for COMNAVAIRLANT?

1st a-m
2nd a-z

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What characters are used for COMNAVAIRPAC?

1st n-z
2nd a-z

22

Who has only one character for identification, and what letters at they?

CNATRA, a-g