Flashcards in Naval Air Training And Operating Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) Deck (19)
When was NATOPS established?
In 1961 by the United States Navy
A positive approach towards improving combat readiness and achieving a substantial reduction in naval aircraft mishaps.
How many aircraft were lost in 1950?
776 roughly 2 per day
When was the NAMP established?
When was Fleet Replacement Squadron established?
One the the most dangerous times for maintenance and personnel?
During engine start, operation, and shutdown.
Before starting an engine?
Parking brake set
Procedures of the NATOPS:
Wheels chocked/ parking brake set
Intake screens installed in jet engines
Prior to starting jet engines, intakes and surrounding ground/deck shall be inspected
When engine is started by non-pilot personnel aircraft will be tied down
Whenever an engine is started personnel with adequate fire extinguishes shall be stationed in the immediate vicinity but clear of propellers
May result in injury or death if not carefully observed or followed
May result in damage to equipment if not carefully observed or followed.
Emphasis on a procedure, practice, or condition
Procedure is mandatory
Procedure is recommended
"May" and "need not" mean procedure is optional
Indicates futurist and never indicates any degree of requirement for application of a procedure
First letter "A through M" second "A through Z"?
First letter "N through Z" second letter "A through Z"?
First letter "A through G" there is no second letter?