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When was NATOPS established?

In 1961 by the United States Navy

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NATOPS is?

A positive approach towards improving combat readiness and achieving a substantial reduction in naval aircraft mishaps.

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How many aircraft were lost in 1950?

776 roughly 2 per day

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When was the NAMP established?

1959

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When was Fleet Replacement Squadron established?

1961

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One the the most dangerous times for maintenance and personnel?

During engine start, operation, and shutdown.

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Before starting an engine?

Wheels chocked
Parking brake set

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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

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Warning?

May result in injury or death if not carefully observed or followed

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Caution?

May result in damage to equipment if not carefully observed or followed.

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Note?

Emphasis on a procedure, practice, or condition

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Shall?

Procedure is mandatory

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Should?

Procedure is recommended

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May?

"May" and "need not" mean procedure is optional

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Will?

Indicates futurist and never indicates any degree of requirement for application of a procedure

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First letter "A through M" second "A through Z"?

COMNAVAIRLANT

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First letter "N through Z" second letter "A through Z"?

COMNAVAIRPAC

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First letter "A through G" there is no second letter?

CNATRA

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Provides for the assignment of aircraft markings and side numbers that identify aircraft of one unit from those of another! Assigned by CNO?

Visual identification system for naval aircraft