Which function form a maintenance group?
Maintenance operations, maintenance, aircraft maintenance, and QA
To which flight is the engine management section assigned?
Who monitors flying and maintenance schedules and maintains visibility of fleet health indicators?
Maintenance operations center
What does the fifth position of the Air Force specialty code (AFSC) 3A652 represent?
What will be your title once you obtain the 7-skill level?
What type of training is provided to help you learn the knowledge portion of your job?
Career development Course
How many months must you have in the Air Force before you may attend the Airman Leadership School (ALS)?
Air Force occupational safety and health (AFOSH) standards are located within Air Force publication series?
Which piece of personal protective equipment is required to avoid potential hazards when lifting heavy objects?
Safety toed boots
Which Air Force instruction defines quality maintenance and requires maintenance personnel to display integrity and comply with all written guidance?
Prior to starting any maintenance on the aircraft, what can you do to ensure that it is safe to proceed?
Check with other personnel working inside or outside the aircraft
How far does a propeller’s axis of rotation extend?
10’ to the front and 5’ from the rear
In order to avoid the engine exhaust blast, what is the minimum distance to the rear of the aircraft?
Foreign object damage (FOD) is normally caused by?
Who has overall responsibility for the foreign object damage (FOD) program?
Vice Wing Commander
Toxic materials are easiest to get into the body and cause rapid toxic reactions when they are in the form of?
Who is responsible providing you with training on how to wear, use, and maintain personal protective equipment?
What would you normally use to clean and sanitize respirators?
Hazardous waste storage areas must prevent
containers holding hazardous waste must be clearly marked to show the contents and…
date the waste began to accumulate
Which squadrons form the MXG
QA, The maintenance operations squadron (MOS), maintenance squadron(s) (MXS), and aircraft maintenance squadron(s) (AMXS)
Who does QA directly work for?
the MXG commander
How does QA identify negative trends and problem areas?
Evaluations and/or inspection, negative trends and problem areas
The maintenance Operations Squadron is directly responsible to the MXG commander for a variety of tasks in order to support the group production effort. Which tasks are these?
the administration, analysis, training management, and programs and resources necessary to support the group production efforts.
What are the main functions of the MOC
To monitor and coordinate production, maintenance production, and execution of the flying and maintenance schedules and maintain visibility of fleet health indicators.
In order for the MOC to comply with requirements and to identify potential problems, what type of exchange is crucial?
The communication must be in sufficient detail so the MOC can identify potential problems and comply with reporting requirements.
Which two squadrons may the maintenance squadron be divided into?
the component maintenance squadron (CMS) and the Equipment maintenance squadron (EMS)
If you are assigned to the MXS or CMS/EMS, to which two flights might you be attached?
the propulsions flight (of equipment maintenance engines removed from aircraft) or the maintenance flight work areas (phase inspections)
What types of tasks does the propulsion flight perform?
engine/module/propeller/accessory disassembly, assembly, test, and repair.
If you are assigned to a specialist flight in the AMXS, which engine tasks may you be required to accomplish?
Trouble shooting engine malfunctions, component removal and replacement, compressor washes, performing inspections, and servicing.
What is the purpose of the CFETP?
to provide career field managers, commanders, training managers, supervisors, and trainers with the framework to plan develop, conduct, manager, and evaluate an effective, productive and efficient career field training program
What does the fourth position of the AFSC 3A652?
Your skill level
What is your title when you obtain the 5-skill level?
What skill-level would you posses when you obtain the title “Superintendent”?
How many months must you have in the Air Force before you may attend Airman Leadership School?
Why should you keep your CDCs after you’ve completed them?
To use as studying material for testing for SSgt, TSgt, and MSgt under the weighted airman promotion system (WASP)
When you are promoted to the rank of TSgt, what school must you attend?
Noncommissioned Officer Academy (NCOA)
At what skill level is an Airman expected to fill positions such as flight chief or production supervisor?
Superintendent 9-skill level
What is the purpose and goal of the AFOSH Program?
Purpose - ensure safe and healthy working conditions for all Air Force employees. Goal to protect personnel from work related deaths, injuries, and illness
What series of AFOSH standards govern occupational safety?
91-203 Air Force consolidated occupational safety instructions
What is the purpose of safety in the work area?
to prevent personal injury and damage to equipment and to save time and money
How can most hazardous situations be avoided?
by simply following procedures, asking for help when needed, and using PPE
List four good housekeeping practices.
1 - Wiping up spills as they occur. 2 - picking up oily rags and returning them to proper containers. 3 - picking up and properly disposing of foreign objects. 4 - Getting rid of clutter
How should you lift a heavy or bulky object?
Keep your back straight, squat down, and then use your leg and arm muscles to provide lifting power.
What AFI outlines the responsibility of every position in the chain of command?
21-101 Aircraft and equipment maintenance management
On what aspects of performing maintenance must all levels of supervision place emphasis?
Safety, quality, and timeliness in the performance of maintenance
What types of maintenance actions are prohibited?
Shortcuts or incomplete maintenance actions are prohibited
What does maintenance discipline require of maintenance personnel?
To display integrity and comply with all written guidance.
What will happen to personnel who fail to uphold maintenance discipline?
They will be held accountable
What two things should you check to ensure the aircraft is safe for you to perform maintenance?
The aircraft forms and other personnel located around and onboard the aircraft
Which aircraft forms should you check for entries that may prevent you from starting your assigned task?
AFTO Form 781H (Aerospace vehicle flight status and maintenance document) and AFTO Form 781A (Maintenance discrepancy and work document)
Why should you check with other people working inside or outside of the aircraft prior to starting maintenance?
You never know if they put the proper entries in the forms before starting their tasks.
What form is documented to identify an armed aircraft?
What are three types of equipment that produce ratio frequency radiation?
High frequency radio transmitters, radar and electronic countermeasure devices.
What are the primary danger areas that exist around an operating engine?
Propellers, engine intakes and exhausts, turbine wheel and starter planes of rotation, and high frequency noises.
When a propeller is running, what are its two most dangerous areas?
the plane of rotation and axis of rotation
What causes the danger area in front of the intake of an operating engine?
the suction effect
What is the minimum safe distance that should be established to avoid the effects of an exhaust blast?
200 ft to the rear of the aircraft
What is the best way to protect yourself from noise levels that can cause permanent hearing loss?
to wear both ear plugs and head sets
Why should personnel exercise caution when approaching the plane of rotation of a helicopter’s main rotor blades?
B/C they tend to drop at decreased speed
When approaching or leaving a helicopter with blades rotating, what two things should maintenance personnel remember?
to remain in full view of the pilot or helicopter operator and keep in a crouched position
What are the primary factors that create static electricity?
Different movements or motions are the primary factors that create static electricity
what is effective grounding?
Consist of providing a path for static electricity to a grounding point in the earth
What is the purpose of bonding?
To eliminate the differentials in electric charges that exist or are generated between a component and the aircraft, or between two components
At the locations where a bonding wire is attached what surface requirements must be met?
The surface must be clean and unpainted at the location where the bonding wire is attached.
what should you do if the clothing you are wearing becomes soaked with fuel?
Leave the area immediately and remove affected clothes. Remove clothes and shower immediately with plenty of soap and water.
What conditions could result from excessive inhalation of fuel or chemicals?
Headaches, dizziness, loss of muscular coordination, and unconsciousness
When a safety net be used?
When workers are more than 25’ above ground, water or other surfaces where ladders, catch platforms, temporary floors, fixed or mobile work platforms or a personal fall arrest system (PFAS) of other similar device is impractical
Why should AF personnel be so concerned about FOD?
The damage it causes translates into loss of resources, money, or in a worst case scenario someone’s life.
What can happen when loose objects are blown or washed onto the runway?
An aircraft engine can ingest them through it’s intake.
Who is assigned as the FOD Prevention Program Manager?
The Vice Wing Commander
Who is responsible for preventing FOD by looking for and removing hazards that could cause damage to equipment or loss of life?
What must all workers account for at the beginning and end of each shift and maintenance action?
Account for their tools
What should you do when you suspect that an item is lost on an aircraft, and it is in an area where it can cause damage?
Immediately place a red “X” in the aircraft or equipment form of all effected aircraft or equipment with a description of the tool and a specific last know location of the tool.
What should you wear when you are required to physically enter an intake or exhaust?
A pocket less, zipper less, button less bunny suit, cloth over boots or stocking feet boots removed for intakes only
To whom should you report damaged paving in aircraft parking areas and taxiways for immediate repair?
Base airfield manager
Into what two categories are hazardous material divided?
Health hazards and physical hazards
What is the purpose of the hazard communication program?
Establishes guidance for training employee on the health and physical hazards associated with hazmat in the work area is called the hazcom program
Toxic materials are divided into what 3 general physical classifications
Gas and vaps, liquids, and solids
Which physical form of hazardous material enters the body easily and can cause rapid toxic reactions?
Gaseous forms are also the easiest to get into the body and can cause rapid toxic reaction.
What is the key factor in making the PPE program successful?
What is critical factor in PPE maintenance
Inspection all PPE before and after each use
What is normally used to clean most protective equipment?
a mild soap and water
When you store PPE, from what are you protecting it?
From the elements of sunlight, heat, extreme cold, excessive moisture, and mechanical damage
What should the design of a hazardous storage area allow for?
permit inspection of each container for leaks and deterioration and for the transfer of container content in case container damage occurs.
When removing spilled or leaking hazardous materials from the storage area, what should you never do?
Place incompatible types in the same containers
What information must hazard-warning labels include?
Identify of the hazardous chemical(s) in the container
All appropriate hazard warnings
For stationary hazard containers, what can be used in place of a label?
Place cards as long as they are clearly identify the applicable containers and display the same info as a hazard-warning label
An MSDS is cross-reference to every type of material recorded on what document?
Hazard chemical inventory
Where can you find the proper procedures for disposing of hazardous waste materials?
the material safety data sheet (MSDS)
What are the ways hazardous wastes can be disposed of properly?
Chemical-physical treatment, biodegrading, incineration, land disposal and off-site contract disposal.