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EAWS Common Core

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14 November 1910
First aircraft to takeoff from a wooden platform on the USS Birmingham (CL 2)
Who was the pilot that first flew off a ship (14 November 1910)?
Eugene Ely, a civilian pilot
What was the first plane that took off from a ship (14 November 1910)?
A 50-hp Curtiss plane
Where was the USS Birmingham anchored (14 November 1910)?
Hampton Roads, Va
Where did Eugene Ely land safely (14 November 1910)?
Willoughby Spit
8 May 1911
The Birthday of Naval Aviation
What did Captain W. I. Chambers prepare requisitions for (8 May 1911)?
Two Glenn Curtiss biplanes, without the Chief of the Bureau of Navigation's signature
How much were the planes purchased for (8 May 1911)?
$5,500 each
The Glenn Curtiss biplanes later became the (8 May 1911)?
A-1 Triad
Who eventually sold the Navy another aircraft (8 May 1911)?
The Wright brothers
20 June 1913
The first fatality of Naval Aviation
Who was the first fatality of Naval Aviation (20 June 1913)?
Ensign William D. Billingsley
How did William D. Billingsley die (20 June 1913)?
He was thrown from the B-2 aircraft at 1,600 feet over water near Annapolis, MD
Who else was involved in the crash that killed William D. Billingsley (20 June 1913)?
Lieutenant John H. Towers
What happened to Lieutenant John H. Towers (20 June 1913)?
He clung to the plane and fell with it into the water, receiving serious injuries
22 October 1917
Special courses to train men as inspectors were added to the Ground School program at MIT
How many men initially were enrolled in the Ground School (22 October 1917)?
14 men
What was the Ground School eventually established as (22 October 1917)?
As an Inspector School
How many qualified inspectors were produced from the Inspector School (22 October 1917)?
58 motor and 114 airplane inspectors before the end of the war
What are the Inspectors called today (22 October 1917)?
Quality Assurance Representatives (QAR)
20 March 1922
The re-commissioning of the Navy's first carrier, the USS Langley
What was the USS Langley originally before a carrier (20 March 1922)?
The Jupiter, a collier or coal-carrier
10 March 1948
First Navy jet, a FJ-1 Fury lands on a carrier, the USS Boxer (CV 21)
Coral Sea 7-8 May 1942
The world's first carrier verses carrier battle
Why were the Japanese in the Coral Sea?
To seize Port Moresby on the coast of New Guinea. The first step in a planned invasion of Australia
How was the U.S. alerted to Japan's plans for Australia?
By breaking the Japanese Navy code
What ships did the Japanese bring to the Battle of the Coral Sea?
3 aircraft carriers and a dozen troop transports
How many aircraft carriers did the U.S. Navy bring to the Battle of the Coral Sea?
2 aircraft carriers
What ships were sunk on May 7th in the Battle of the Coral Sea?
2 U.S. Navy minor ships sunk and 1 Japanese carrier sunk
What ships were damaged on May 8th in the Battle of the Coral Sea
1 Japanese carrier was damaged, the U.S. carrier Lexington sunk, and the U.S. carrier Yorktown was damaged
What was the outcome of the Battle of the Coral Sea?
Both sides withdrew, but the Japanese never again threatened Australia
Midway 3-5 June 1942
Was the turning point of the Pacific war
What was the key element of the success of the Battle of Midway?
Again the breaking of the Japanese Code
What did Commander-in-chief Admiral Yamamoto do with his ships in the Battle of Midway?
He sent some of the 160 warships that were involved to the Aleutian Islands in a diversionary attack
What ships did the Japanese bring to the Battle of Midway?
4 aircraft carriers and 11 battleships
What ships did the U.S. Navy bring to the Battle of Midway?
3 carriers and no battleships
What were the names of the 3 U.S. carriers involved in the Battle of Midway?
Hornet, Enterprise, and Yorktown
What did Admiral Nimitz do with the U.S. carriers in the Battle of Midway?
He positioned them out of range of the Japanese reconnaissance
What ships did the Japanese lose in the Battle of Midway?
All 4 Japanese carriers
What ships did the U.S. lose in the Battle of Midway?
1 carrier, the USS Yorktown
What was the outcome of the Battle of Midway?
In one day Japan lost its bid for control of the Pacific
Guadalcanal 13-15 November 1942
The U.S. Marines were able to secure the island of Guadalcanal after the Japanese naval forces retreated
How many ships did the Japanese lose in the Battle for Guadalcanal?
2 cruisers and 6 destroyers
What U.S. cruiser was sunk in the Battle for Guadalcanal?
The USS Juneau
How was the USS Juneau sunk in the Battle for Guadalcanal?
After being damaged it limped off for repairs and was then hit by a torpedo
What was significant about the USS Juneau sinking in the Battle for Guadalcanal?
All five Sullivan brothers aboard the cruiser died when it sunk, along with 700 others
What did the Navy do after hearing about the Sullivan brothers during the Battle for Guadalcanal?
The Navy reinstated the policy to place members of the same family on different ships
How did the Navy honor the memory of the Sullivan brothers who died in the Battle for Guadalcanal?
A ship was named after them
What was the outcome of the Battle for Guadalcanal?
The southern Solomon's came under Allied control and Australia was in less danger of attack
Objectives of First Aid
prevent further injury, infection and the loss of life
Methods to Control Bleeding
direct Pressure, elevation, pressure points and a tourniquet
How Many Pressure Points
11 principle pressure points on each side
Location of Pressure Points
temple, jaw, neck, collarbone, inner upper arm, inner elbow, wrist, upper thigh, groin, knee, ankle
Three Classifications of Burns
first, second and third
First Degree Burn
Produces redness, warmth and mild pain
Second Degree Burn
causes red, blistered skin and severe pain
Third Degree Burn
destroys tissue, skin and bone in severe cases, however severe pain may be absent due to nerve endings being destroyed
Types of Fractures
closed/simple and open/compound
Closed/Simple Fracture
a broken bone without a break in the skin
Open/Compound Fracture
a break in the skin with possible protrusion
Electric Shock Injuries
ranges from little to no evidence of injury to severe trauma with associated cardiac arrest
Obstructed Airway Indications
Inability to talk, grasping and pointing to the throat, exaggerated breathing efforts, and the skin turning a bluish color
Types of Heat Injuries
heat exhaustion and heat stroke
Heat Exhaustion
a serious disturbance of blood flow to the brain, heart and lungs.
Heat Stroke
a very serious condition caused by a breakdown o the sweating mechanism of the body
Heat Exhaustion Symptoms
skin is cool, moist, and clammy. The pupils are dilated, body temperature may be normal or high, and profusely sweating
Heat Stroke Symptoms
hot and/or dry skin, uneven pupil dilation, and a weak, rapid pulse
Types of Cold Weather Injuries
Hypothermia, Superficial frostbite, and deep frostbite
a general cooling of the whole body caused by exposure to low or rapidly falling temperatures
Superficial Frostbite
when ice crystals are forming in the upper skin layers after exposure to temperatures of 32 degrees or lower
Deep Frostbite
when ice crystals are forming in the deeper tissues after exposure to temperatures of 32 degrees or lower
Hypothermia Symptoms
may appear pale and unconscious, breathing is slow and shallow, pulse faint or undetectable, body tissues feel semi-rigid and the arms and legs may feel stiff
the body suffers from insufficient blood flow throughout the body as a result of severe injury or illness.
Types of Shock
Septic shock, Anaphylactic shock, Cardiogenic shock, Hypovolemic shock and Neurogenic shock
Septic Shock
Results from bacteria releasing toxins into the blood
Causes of Septic Shock
pneumonia, intra-abdominal infections (appendix bursts) and meningitis
Anaphylactic Shock
Severe hypersensitivity or allergic reaction
Causes of Anaphylactic Shock
Allergy to insect stings, medicines or foods
Cardiogenic Shock
When the heart is damaged and unable to supply sufficient blood to the body
Causes of Cardiogenic Shock
Heart attack or congestive heart failure
Hypovolemic Shock
Severe blood and fluid loss
Causes of Hypovolemic Shock
Traumatic bodily injury that prevents the heart from being able to pump enough blood to the body
Neurogenic Shock
Spinal cord injury
Causes of Neurogenic Shock
Usually from a traumatic accident or injury
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
What is CPR
A combination of rescue breathing and chest compressions delivered to victims thought to be in cardiac arrest
Why did it change to C/A/B
Due to the importance of chest compressions, respiratory rate and pulse detection are very difficult even to skilled medical responders
Survival Chain
Set of coordinated actions taken to help with a successful resuscitation
Steps of the Survival Chain
Recognition/activation of CPR, chest compressions, AED/defibrillation, rapid defibrillation, effective advanced life support (EMT's, ambulance), and integrated post-cardiac arrest care
Operational Risk Management
What is ORM
A systematic, decision-making process used to identify and manage hazards that endanger naval resources
How many steps encompass ORM
5 steps
The steps of ORM
Identify hazards, assess hazards, make a risk decision, implement controls, and supervise
What are Classes of Mishaps
Class A, Class B, Class C
Class A Mishap
Property damage is $2,000,000 or more; or fatality or permanent disability
Class B Mishap
Property damage is $500,000 or more, but less than $2,000,000; or permanent partial disability, or three or more personnel are hospitalized
Class C Mishap
Property damage is $50,000 or more, but less than $500,000; or non-fatal injury that causes any loss of time from work, or disability at any time beyond the day or shift on which it occurred.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Cranials, Eye Protection, Hearing Protection, Impact Protection, Gloves, and Foot Protection
Purpose of PPE
Established as the last line of defense in the event of equipment breakdown, failure, and misuse that would expose the worker to a hazard
Incorporate impact protection, hearing protection and eye protection
Types Eye Protection
Impact resistant goggles or chemical goggles
Types of Hearing Protection
Soft disposable or earmuffs
Impact Protection
Hard plastic shells, with foam liner
Types of Gloves
Leather, rubber or welders
Minimum Protective Footwear Requirements
Steel toed boots, ANSI approved, and FOD free soles
Chemical Warfare
Employment of chemical agents that are intended for use in military operation to kill, seriously injure, or incapacitate personnel
Types of Chemical Warfare
Nerve Agents, Blister Agents, Blood Agents, and Choking Agents.
Nerve Agents
Liquid; disrupts nerve impulses to the body; Sarin, Tabun, SOMAN, and VX.
Blister Agents
Liquid or solid; cause inflammation, blisters, and general destruction of tissues; Distilled mustard, Lewisite, Phosgene Oxime, and Levinstein Mustard.
Blood Agents
Gaseous; attack the enzymes carrying oxygen to the blood stream; Cyanide, Cyanogen Chloride, and Arsine.
Choking Agents
Gaseous or liquid; cause tears, dry throat, nausea, vomiting, and headache; Phosgene (CG) and Disphosgene
M9 Chemical Agent Detector Paper
Detects the presence of liquid chemical agents by turning a red or reddish color
Atropine/2-PAM-chloride Auto Injector
Therapy for nerve agent casualties
Biological Warfare
Use of agents to cause disease, sickness, or death to reduce the effectiveness of opposing combatant forces.
Types of Biological Warfare
Toxins and Pathogens
Types of Pathogens
Bacteria, Rickettsia, Viruses, Fungi, protozoa and Prions
Major Groupings of Toxins by Source
Mycotoxins (fungi), Bacterial Toxins, Algal Toxins, Animal Venoms, and Plant Toxins
Primary Groups of Toxins Based on Physiological Effects
Neurotoxins, Cytotoxins, Enterotoxins, and Dermatoxins
Individual Protective Equipment
Types of IPE
Protective mask MCU-2P with C-2 canister filter, Advanced chemical protective garment (ACPG), Chemical protective gloves and liners, Chemical protective overboots and laces, Skin decontamination kit
Radiological Warfare
Use of radiological weapons to produce widespread injury and death of all life
Types of Radiological Warfare
High altitude air burst, Air burst, Surface burst, Shallow underwater burst, Deep underwater burst
High Altitude Air Burst
Altitudes above 100,000 feet with ionosphere disruptions and EMP
Air Burst
Fireball does not reach surface, but the vacuum created collects debris caused by the blast resulting in radiation fallout
Surface Burst
Worst fallout due to the fireball touching the surface, results in massive radioactive fallout
Shallow Underwater Burst
Small fireball and blast wave however; it causes large waves and water contamination
Deep Underwater Burst
Less visual effect and yields greater contaminated water
Shipboard Shielding Stations
Ready or Deep-shelter stations
Ready-shelter Stations
Inside the weather envelope, with access to deep shelter. Provide minimum shielding from nuclear radiation, but allows the crew to remain close to battle stations
Deep-shelter Stations
Low in the ship and near the centerline. Provide maximum shielding from nuclear radiation, but requires personnel to be far from battle stations.
DT-60 Dosimeter
Non-self reading high range casualty dosimeter. It measures the amount of gamma radiation in the 0-600 roentegens range. A special radiac computer-indicator is required to determine the amount
Mission Oriented Protective Posture
What is MOPP
A management tool to coordinate the use of systems and equipment in a Chemical or Biological environment
MOPP Level 0
Issue IPE, accessible within 5 minutes
MOPP Level 1 Afloat
JSLIST, Mask, Gloves readily accessible
MOPP Level 1 Ashore
Don protective equipment, M9 tape.
MOPP Level 2 Afloat
Mask carried, decon supplies stage.
MOPP Level 2 Ashore
Additional to level 1 is don protective over-boots.
MOPP Level 3 Afloat
GQ, install filters, don over-boots.
MOPP Level 3 Ashore
Fill canteens, activate decon stations.
MOPP Level 4 Afloat
Don mask/hood, gloves, Circle William, countermeasure wash down.
MOPP Level 4 Ashore
Gloves with liners, untie bow in retention cord, loop between legs and secure to web belt.
Classes of Fires
Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, and Delta.
Class Alpha Fires
Materials produce an ash i.e. wood, cloth, textiles, paper products, and fibrous materials. Use water or Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF).
Class Bravo Fires
Flammable liquid substances i.e. gasoline, jet fuels, oils, and petroleum based products. Use AFFF, Halon 1211, Purple K Powder (PKP), and Carbon Dioxide (CO2).
Class Charlie Fires
Energized electrical fires. Use CO2, Halon, PKP, and H2O with a minimum of 4 feet. De-energized use the same as Class A, B, or D fire.
Class Delta Fires
Metals i.e. magnesium and titanium. Use H2O in high velocity fog, from a safe distance or behind a shelter.
Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF)
Synthetic fluorocarbon surfactant. Noncorrosive with an unlimited self life. 3% and 6% AFFF concentrate is approved for naval use, but currently shipboard use is 6%.
Water (H20)
Has the ability to cool the aircraft, ordnance, batteries, and Class A fires, it can also provide a heat shield for personnel
Halon 1211
Bromochlorodifluormethane, Class B and C fires. Colorless, faintly sweet smelling, electrically nonconductive gas that leaves no residue to cleanup. It inhibits the chemical chain reaction of the combustion process
Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
15lb and 50lb Units, Class B and C fires. Colorless, odorless gas that is 1 ½ times heavier than air. Displaces Oxygen
Potassium Bicarbonate (PKP)
Class B fires, the dry chemical extinguishes flames by breaking the combustion chain. Will not prevent reflash if ignition sources are present
Required Flight Line Protective Equipment
Flight deck safety shoes, Cranial impact helmet, Protective eye goggles, and leather gloves
For aircraft takeoff and landing
Threshold Markings
Stripes at the end of the runway that designate the landing area, 12ft x 150ft
Overrun Area
Paved or un-paved area at the end of the runway that provides a reasonably effective deceleration area for aborting or overshooting aircraft
MA-1 Series Overrun Barrier
Designed to stop tricycle landing gear equipped aircraft not equipped with tail hooks, its always in a standby status
Emergency Shore Based Recovery Equipment
Used during in-flight emergencies to stop the aircraft in the shortest distance possible
Areas for aircraft to move between parking aprons, runways, and airfield services
Parking Apron
Open areas adjacent to hangars, fuel services often called the flight line. Used for parking, servicing, and loading the aircraft.
Compass Calibration Pad
A magnetically quiet area
Runway Numbering System
Numbered by their magnetic heading rounded off to the nearest tenth degrees, parallel runways will be identified by an L (left), C (center), and R (right)
Airfield Rotating Beacon
Used to locate the airport. Rotates clockwise, military airfields use 2 white lights and 1 green light flashing 12 to 15 times per minute
Flight Deck Safety Hazards
Oil, grease, fuel, intakes, exhaust, and rotor and propellers arcs
Flight Deck Safety Equipment
Flight deck safety shoes, protective jersey, cranial impact helmet, protective eye goggles, and leather gloves
Color Coded Classification System
Jerseys and helmets that are colored to denote their role
Yellow Jerseys
Aircraft Handling Officer, Flight Deck Officer, Catapult Officer, Air Bos'n, Arresting Gear Officer and Plane Directors
White Jerseys
Safety department, Air Transport Officer, Landing Signal Officer, Squadron Plane Inspectors, and Medical
Brown Jerseys
Plane CaptainsBlue Jerseys Aircraft Handling and Chock Crewman, and Elevator Operators
Green Jerseys
Catapult and Arresting Gear personnel, Squadron Aircraft Maintenance personnel, Helicopter Landing Signal Enlisted-man and Photographers
Red Jerseys
Crash and Salvage, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, and Ordnance handling personnel
Purple Jerseys
Aviation fuel crew
Deck Edge Fire Fighting Symbols
Identify fire fighting agents
Purple K Powder (PKP) Identification
12" red stripe with a white 3" high "PKP" on the wheel stop coaming. Or a white 18" diameter circle with red 5" high "PKP" on the flight deck
Saltwater Stations Identification
18" red stripe with a yellow 3" high "W" on the wheel stop coaming. Or a red triangle 18" per side with a yellow "W" on the flight deck
CO2 Bottle Stowage Identification
12" red stripe with a white 3" high "CO2" on the wheel stop coaming. Or a white 18" diameter circle with a red 5" high "CO2" on the flight deck
AFFF Station Identification
18" green stripe with white 3" high "AFFF" on the wheel stop coaming. Or a green 18" square with white 3" high "AFFF" letters on the flight deck
Bomb Jettison Ramp Identification
A yellow stripe painted on the deck edge at both ends of the ramp opening. The flight deck is marked with alternating 4" red and yellow stripes with a 12" picture of a bomb
Steam Smothering Identification
18" black stripe with a 3" white "STEAM" on the wheel stop coaming
Support Equipment (Se) Caution
They should never pass under any part of an aircraft and should be parked adjacent to the aircraft
Danger Areas for Aviation
Intakes, Exhaust, Flight Controls, Compressed Gases, Cryogenics, explosives, hazardous materials, eye, hearing and other industrial environment dangers
Reason for Aircraft Grounding
Aircraft generate static electricity while in flight, grounding the aircraft discharges the static electricity to the deck
Grounding Procedures
Ground to Aircraft
Reason for Windshield Static Grounding
During flight 100,000 volts of static electricity may build up and stored in the windshield
Windshield Static Discharge Procedures
Use a static discharge removal kit before personnel touch the windshield
Initial Tie-down
minimum of 6 chains, up to 45 kts, immediately prior to, in between, or immediately after flight
Normal Weather Tie-down
9 chains, Up to 45 kts
Moderate Weather Tie-down
14 chains, 46 to 60 kts
Heavy Weather Tie-down
20 chains, above 60 kts
Types of Tie-down Chains
TD-1A and TD-1B
How are aircraft critical walkways that cannot be walked on marked?
"NO STEP" (use maintenance stand if necessary)
Mandatory Fixed Wing Hand Signal
"emergency stop"
Mandatory Rotary Wing Hand Signal
"wave-off" and "hold"
Towing Speed
5 mph or the speed of the slowest walker
Required number of personnel to two an aircraft
6 to 10
Move Crew Assignments
Move Director, Brake Rider, Chock Walker, Safety Observers, Tractor Driver
Move Director
Assembles the move crew, ensures they are qualified, conducts a pre-move brief, and ensures a safe movement of the aircraft
Brake Rider
Inspects brake system and aircraft
Chock Walker
Removes, carries and installs the wheel chocks. Escorts the aircraft, is always alert and ready to chock the aircraft
Safety Observer
Ensures the aircraft is safe to be towed and there is ample clearance for the aircraft. Positioned at the wing tips and tail of the aircraft
Tractor Driver
Responsible for the safe and slow movement of the aircraft from hook up to the final parking spot. Responsible directly to the Move Director
Force Protection Condition
Who can set and cancel the FPCON level?
Commanders at any level
How many levels in the FPCON system?
What are the FPCON?
Normal, Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta
General global threat of possible terrorist activity exists and warrants a routine security posture
Increased general threat of possible terrorist activity against personnel or facilities
Increased or more predictable threat of terrorist activity exists
Incident occurs or intelligence is received indicating a terrorist action or targeting against personnel or facilities is likely
Immediate area where a terrorist attack has occurred or when intelligence is received that a terrorist action against a specific location or person is imminent
Defense Readiness Condition
Who developed the DEFCON system?
Joint Chiefs of Staff, unified, and specified combatant commands
Who uses the DEFCON system?
United States Armed Forces
What is the DEFCON system?
An alert posture
How many levels in the DEFCON system?
What are the DEFCON levels?
5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Normal peacetime readiness
Normal, increased intelligence and strengthened security
Increase in force readiness above normal readiness
Further increase in force readiness, but less than maximum
Maximum force readiness
Maintenance Officer (MO)
Head of the Maintenance Department, responsible to the CO
Assistant Maintenance Officer (AMO)
Assistant head of the Maintenance Department, assists the MO and keeps him fully informed
Maintenance/Material Control Officer (MMCO)
Responsible for the production and material support of the department, prepares and publishes the MMP
Maintenance Master Chief Petty Officer (MMCPO)
Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Maintenance Department, reports to the MO and advises the CO in all matters affecting aircraft operations, maintenance, and personnel
Quality Assurance Officer (QAO)
Ensures QA personnel receive training in inspecting, testing, quality control methods, and ensures QARs receive cross training
Material Control Officer (MCO)
Supply corps officers assigned to a deployable squadron, they handle finances, and material requisition
Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP)
Authority governing management of O-level, I-level, and D-level aviation maintenance
An operating unit on a day-to-day basis in support of its own operations.
To enhance and sustain the combat readiness and mission capability of supported activities.
Performed at or by FRC sites to ensure continued flying integrity of airframes and flight systems.
The two types of maintenance
rework and upkeep
Rework Maintenance
Restorative or additive work performed on aircraft, aircraft equipment, and aircraft SE (D-Level)
Upkeep Maintenance
Preventative, restorative, or additive work performed on aircraft, equipment, and SE ( O-Level and I-Level)
Types of Upkeep Inspections
Turnaround, Daily, Special, Conditional, Phase, Acceptance, and Transfer
Turnaround Inspection
Between flights, valid for 24 hrs provided no flight or maintenance has occurred during this period
Daily Inspection
Inspects for defects to a greater depth than the turnaround inspection, valid for 72 hrs without flight or major maintenance, aircraft can be flown for 24 hrs before another daily is needed
Special Inspection
A scheduled inspection with a prescribed interval other than daily or phase
Conditional Inspection
Unscheduled events required as the result of a specific overlimit condition
Phase Inspection
Divides the total scheduled maintenance requirement into smaller packages, or phases of the same work content
Acceptance Inspection
Performed at the time a reporting custodian accepts a newly assigned aircraft or support equipment
Transfer Inspection
Performed at the time a reporting custodian transfers an aircraft or support equipment
Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
A process to insure that assets continue to do what their users require in their present operating context i.e. Aircraft Service Period Adjustment (ASPA) and Periodic Maintenance Interval (PMI)
Difference between maintenance control and production control
The level of maintenance at which the duties are performed i.e. Maintenance Control is O-level and Production Control is I-level
Most critical aspects in naval aviation
The release of an aircraft safe for flight and the acceptance of the aircraft
Monthly Maintenance Plan (MMP)
Provides scheduled control of predictable maintenance workload, distributed by the 25th of each month (O-level) or the 1st of each month (I-level)
Aircraft Logbook
Record of equipment, inspections, scheduled removal items, rework, major repairs, flight and operational data, and maintenance directives affecting the aircraft
Aircraft Logbook Sections
Non-aging record, Flight time, Inspection records, Repair/Rework, Technical Directive, Miscellaneous History, Preservation and De-preservation record, Installed Explosive Devices, Inventory Record, Assembly Service Record, Equipment History Record, Scheduled Removal Components cards (SRCs), Aviation Life Support System records, and Aeronautical Equipment Service Records (AESRs)
Quality Assurance (QA)
The prevention of the occurrence of defects extending to safety of personnel and maintenance of equipment, which is the responsibility of all maintenance personnel
Quality Assurance Representative (QAR)
Certify that the work was personally inspected by them, it was properly completed, and is in accordance with current directives
Collateral Duty QAR (CDQAR)
Same as QARs, but assigned to production work centers
Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI)
Inspect all work and comply with the required QA inspections while assigned to a production work center
Central Technical Publications Library (CTPL)
Provides a central source of up-to-date information for use by all personnel in the performance of their work
Maintenance Department/Division Safety
Assists the safety program by helping to coordinate the total safety effort with disseminating safety posters/literature, report all hazards/mishaps/unsafe practices, conduct safety meetings monthly, and coordinate with the Aviation Safety Officer
Quality Assurance Audits
An assessment of the effectiveness of programs managed within the Maintenance Department
Provides a standardized objective measurement tool to conduct audits
Types of QA Audits
Special, Workcenter, and Program audits
Special Audit
Evaluates specific maintenance tasks, processes, procedures and programs, copies of audits are held for 1 year