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Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist (EAWS) Common Core


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Objects of First Aid
Prevent further injury, infection, and loss of life
Four methods to control bleeding
Direct Pressure, elevation, pressure points, tourniquet as last resort.
Pressure point
Point on the body where a main artery lies near the skin surface and over a bone.
Amount of pressure points
Location of pressure points
Temple, jaw, neck, collar bone, inner upper arm, inner elbow, wrist, upper thigh, groin, knee, ankle
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. Sever pain may be absent due to nerve endings being destroyed
Open/Compound fracture
Broken skin with bone protrusion
Closed/Simple fracture
Broken bone without skin break
Electric shock
When a person comes in contact with an electric energy source
Indications of airway obstruction
Inability to talk, grasping and pointing to the throat, exaggerated breathing efforts, skin turning bluish color
Heat exhaustion
Serious disturbance of blood flow to the brain, heart and lungs. Body temperature may be high. Sweating profusely
Heat Stroke
Breakdown of sweating mechanism of the body. Unable to eliminate excessive body heat buildup.
General cooling of the whole body caused by low temperature, cold moisture, snow or ice. Breathing is slow and shallow
Superficial frostbite
Ice crystals form on the upper skin layers after exposure to 32 degrees or lower
Deep frostbite
Ice crystals form in the deeper tissue
How many types of shock
Septic shock
Bacteria multiplying in the blood and releasing toxins.
Anaphylactic shock
Sever hypersensitivity or allergic reaction
Cardiogenic shock
When the heart is damaged and unable to supply sufficient blood to the body
Hypovolemic shock
Severe blood and fluid loss, which makes the heart unable to pump enough blood to the body.
Neurogenic shock
Spinal cord injury
Purpose of CPR
To "buy time" until normal heart function is restored
Steps for CPR
C/A/B Circulation/Airway/Breathing
1st step in survival chain
Recognition/activation of CPR
2nd step in survival chain
Chest compressions
3rd step in survival chain
4th step in survival chain
Rapid defibrillation
5th step in survival chain
Effective advanced life support (EMT's, ambulance)
6th step in survival chain
Integrated post-cardiac arrest care
Systematic, decision-making process used to identify and manage hazards that endanger naval resources
1st step of ORM
Identify ORM
Begin with an outline or chart of the major steps. Then conduct a preliminary hazard analysis by listing all of the hazards associated with each step.
2nd step of ORM
Assess ORM
Determine the associated degree of risk in terms of probability and severity
3rd step of ORM
Make Risk Decisions
Make Risk Decisions ORM
Develop risk control options. Start with the most seriosu risk first and select controls that will reduce the risk to a minimum consistent with mission accomplishment. Decide if benefit outweighs the risk
4th Step of ORM
Implement Controls
Implement Controls ORM
Used to eliminate hazards or reduce the degree of risk
5th Step of ORM
Supervise ORM
Conduct follow-up evaluations of controls to make sure they remain in place or have the desired effect.
Class A Mishap
$2,000,000 or more in damage; an injury or illness resulting in a fatality or permanent total disability
Class B Mishap
$500,000 or more but less than $2,000,000 in damage; an injury or illness that results in permanent partial disability; 3 or more personnel are inpatient hospitalized
Class C Mishap
$50,000 or more but less than $500,000 in damage; a non-fatal injury that causes loss of time beyond the day or shift it occurred (5 or more lost workdays beyond the date of injury)
PPE program
Established as a last line of defense in case of equipment breakdown, failure, or misuse.
Examples of PPE
Cranials, eye protection, hearing protection, gloves, foot protection
NBC Environment
Deliberate or accidental employment or threat of NBC weapons attack with other CBR materials.
Chemical Warfare
Employment of chemical agents that are intended for use in military operations to kill, seriously injure, or incapacitate personnel due to the physiological effect.
Types of chemical Agents
Nerve, Blister, Blood, Choking
Nerve Agent
Liquid casualty agents that disrupt nerve impulses to the body while damaging body functions rather than tissue
Example of Nerve Agent
Sarin, Tabun, SOMAN, VX
Blister Agents
Liquid or solid casulaty agents that can cause inflammation, blisters, and general destruction of tissues which often results in temporary blindness or death.
Example of Blister Agent
Distilled Mustard, Lewisite, Phosgene Oxime, Levinstein Mustard
Blood Agents
Gaseous casualty agents that attack the enzymes carrying oxygen in the blood stream.
Example of Blood Agent
Hydrogen Cyanide, Cyanogen Chloride, Arsine
Choking Agents
Gaseous or liquid casulaty agents with initial symptoms that include; tears, dry throat, nausea, vomiting, and headache.
Example of Choking Agents
Phosgene and Diphosgene
M9 Chemical Agent Detector Paper
Detects the presence of liquid chemical agents by turning a red or reddish color, does NOT detect chemical agent vapors
Atropine/2-PAM-chloride Auto Injector
Specific therapy for nerve agent casualties, issued for intramuscular injection
Biological Warfare
Use of agents to cause disease, sickness, or death to reduce the effectiveness of opposing combatant forces.
Two types of Biological Warfare
Pathogens, Toxins
Examples of pathogens
bacteria, rickettsia, viruses, fungi, protozoa and prions
Toxin Categorization
Based on the organism that produce them or the physiological affects on humans.
Toxin grouping by source
Mycotoxins (from fungi), bacterial, algal, animal venoms and plant toxins
Toxin grouping by physiological effects
Neurotoxins, cytotoxins, enterotoxins and dermatoxins
IPE for cbr
MCU-2P with components; Advanced chemical protective garment (ACPG); Protective gloves and liners; Protective overboots and laces; Skin decon kit
Basing for employment of IPE
Increasingly stringent levels of MOPP
Radiological Warfare
Deliberate use of radiological weapons to produce widespread injury and death of all life
High Altitude Air Burst
Excess of 100,000 feet, with ionosphere disruptions and EMP
Non surface airburst
Vacuum created collects debris and severe blast damage resulting in radiation fallout
Surface Burst
Worst fallout from touching the surface
Shallow underwater burst
Small fireball and blast wave, causes large waves and water contamination
Deep underwater burst
Less visual effects but greater contaminated water.
Ready-shelter stations
Just inside the weather envelope. Provide minimum shielding and allow crew to remain close to battle stations.
Deep-Shelter stations
Low in the ship and near the centerline. Provide maximum shielding from radiation, but far from battle stations
DT-60 Dosimeter
Non-self reading high range casualty dosimeter.
Range of DT-60
0-600 Roentgens
Mission Oriented Protective Posture
MOPP definition
Management tool that is used to coordinate the use of systems and equipment in Chemical or Biological environments
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 staged.
MOPP level 2 Ashore
Don overboots
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 washdown
MOPP Level 4 Ashore
Gloves with liners, untie bow in retention cord, loop between legs and secure to web belt
Primary duty of Firefighting
Saving lives
Secondary duty of Firefighting
Extinguish fires and limit damage to aircraft, shipboard, and airfield installed equipment/structures.
Fire Triangle
Heat, fuel, and oxygen
Fire tetrahedron
Heat, fuel, oxygen, and chemical chain reaction
Extinguish a fire
Remove any element of fire tetrahedron
How many classes of fires
Alpha Fire
Combustible materials that produce ash (wood, cloth, textiles, paper)
Extinguishing Alpha
Water, or AFFF
Bravo Fire
Flammable liquid substances (Gasoline, jet fuel, oil)
Extinguishing Bravo
AFFF, Halon, PKP, CO2
Charlie Fire
Energized or non-energized electrical fires
Extinguishing Energized Charlie
CO2, Halon, PKP, H20 in fog patterns with minimum 4ft distance
Extinguishing de-energized Charlie
Treat as A, B or D fire
Delta Fire
Combustible metals (Mg, Titanium)
Extinguishing Delta Fire
H20 in large quantities in high velocity fog
Aqueous Film Forming Foam
Chemical in AFFF
Synthetic fluorocarbon surfactant material
Shipboard concetrate for AFFF
Cools aircraft fuselage, ordnance, batteries and provide sheat shield
Chemical in Halon
Properties of Halon
Colorless, faintly sweet smelling, electrically nonconductive gas. Inhibits chain reaction
Weights for CO2
15lb portable, and 50lb wheeled
Properties of CO2
Colorless, odorless gas, 1.5x heavier than air. Displaces oxygen
Chemical in PKP
Potassium Bicarbonate
Properties of PKP
Breaks combustion chain, does not offer reflash protection
Required flight line PPE
Safety shoes (steel toed), Cranial, Protective goggles, Leather gloves
How many airfield components are there
10 airfield components
Paved areas used for takeoff and landing
Threshold markings
Parallel stripes at end of runways 12ft wide x 150ft long
Overrun Area
Paved or unpaved sections for aborting or overshooting aircraft
MA-1 Overrun Barrier
Stops tricycle landing gear for aircraft with no tail hooks (always on standby)
Emergency shore based recovery equipment
For stopping in the shortest distance possible to minimize injury or damage
Move between parking aprons, runways, and airfields
Parking Apron
Open paved areas used for parking, servicing and loading aircraft (flight line)
Compass Calibration Pad
Magnetically quiet paved area where aircraft compass is calibrated (compass rose)
Runway Numbering System
Numbered in relation to magnetic heading rounded off to nearest 10 degrees
Airfield rotating beacon
Sub-par weather conditions used locate airport. Rotates clockwise (2 white lights and 1 green light)
Main hazards of flight deck
Jet intakes, exhaust, rotors and propellers
PPE for Flight deck
Safety shoes (steel toed), Jersey, Cranial, Goggles, Leather gloves
How many color jerseys are there
7 colored jerseys
Yellow Jerseys
Aircarft handling officer, flight deck officer, catapult officer, air bos'n, arresting gear officer, plane director, co, xo
White Jerseys
Safety, Air transport officer, landing signal officer, plane inspectors, medical, chaplain
Brown Jersey
Plane captains
Blue Jerseys
Aircraft handling and chock crewman, Elevator operators
Green Jerseys
Catapult and arresting gear personnel, Squadron matinenance, Helicopter landing signal enlisted-man and photographers
Red Jerseys
Crash, EOD, Ordnance
Purple Jerseys
Fuel crew
PKP Coaming
12" red stripe with white 3" lettering
PKP Symbol
18" Circle with red 5" lettering
Saltwater Coaming
18" red stripe with yellow 3" lettering
Saltwater Symbol
18" red triangle with yellow lettering
CO2 Coaming
12" red stripe with white 3" lettering
CO2 Symbol
18" white circle with 5" red lettering
AFFF Coaming
18" green stripe with white 3" lettering
AFFF Symbol
18" green square with white 3" lettering
Bomb Jettison Symbol
4" red and yellow with 12" black fascimile of bomb
Steam Smothering
18" black stripe with 3" white lettering
Procedure for grounding aircraft
Ground then to aircraft
Windshield flight voltage
Up to 100,000 volts
Initial tie down
Up to 45 knots. 6 chains
Normal weather tie down
Up to 45 knots, 9 chains
Moderate weather tie down
46 to 60 knots, 14 chains
Heavy weather tie down
Above 60 knots, 20 chains
Types of tie down
TD-1A and TD-1B
Emergency Stop
Mandatory signal for fixed wing
Wave off or hold
Mandatory signal for helicopters
Max towing speed
5mph or speed of slowest walker
Personnel required for movement of aircraft
6-10 total personnel
Move Director
Overall responsible for assembling move crew, ensuring they are qualified, pre move briefing, and safe movement
Brake Rider
Conducts pre-move inspection of brakes
Chock Walker
Removes, carries, and installs wheel chocks. Always alert to chock if necessary
Safety Observer
Responsible for ensuring that aircraft is ready to tow and ample clearance is available. Positioned at wing tips and tail
Tractor Driver
Safe and slow movement from hook up to final parking. Responsible to move director
Force Protection Conditions
How many conditions for FPCON
5 Conditions
FPCON Conditions
Terrorist threat level. Capability to penetrate existing physical security. Risk of terror attack. Asset's ability to execute it's mission if attacked. Protected asset's criticality to their missions
Who sets FPCON
Commanders at any level, Mandatory when declared.
Who cancels FPCON
The commander who issued the order
FPCON Normal
General global threat of possible terrorist activity exists
Increased general threat of possible terrorist activity against (sustained indefinitely)
Increased or more predictable threat of terrorist activity exists
FPCON Charlie
Incident occurs or intelligence is received indicated some form of terrorist activity likely
Applies in immediate area where a terrorist attack has occured or when intelligence is received that terrorist action against a specific location is IMMINENT
Defense readiness condition
Who developed DEFCON
Join chiefs of staff, unified and specified combatant commands
How many levels of DEFCON
5 DEFCON levels
Normal peacetime readiness
Normal, increased intelligence or strengthened security
Increase in force readiness above normal
Further increase in readiness, less than max
Maximum force readiness
Naval Aviation Maintenance Program
Objective of NAMP
Achieve and continually improve aviation material readiness and safety standards with optimum use of manpower, material, facilities, and funds.
Maintenance Officer (MO)
Head of Maintenance department.
Responsibilities of MO
Responsible to CO for accomplishment of mission. Also coordinate air wing training plan to ensure billet requirements, personnel identification and assignments are satisfied
Aircraft Maintenance Officer (AMO)
Assistant head of the maintenance department
Responsibilities of AMO
Assists the MO in performance of duties and keeps the MO fully informed of matters concerning the department. Coordinates temporary assigned duty personnel, inspects spaces, acts of AO in absence, manages SE training
Responsibilities of Maintenance/Material Control Officer (MMCO)
Overall production and material support of department. Coordinates and monitors the department workload while maintaining liaison with supporting actives and supply. Prepares and publishes the MMP
Responsibilities of MMCPO
Senior enlisted adviser for maintenance. Reports to MO and advises CO in all matters affecting aircraft operations, maintenance, and department personnel. Directs all maintenance on day-to-day basis
Responsibilities of Quality Assurance Officer (QAO)
Ensures personnel assigned to perform QA receive continuous training in inspecting, testing, and quality control methods applicable to their area of assignment.
Responsibilities of Material Control Officer (MCO)
Supply corps officer for deployable squadron to handle finances and material requisition
O Level Maintenance
Perfomed by operating unit on day-to-day basis. Mission is to maintain assigned aircraft and equipment in full mission capable status
I Level Maintenance
Enhance and sustain the combat readiness and mission capability by providing support at the lowest cost
D Level Maintenance
Performed by FRC to ensure continued flying integrity of airframes and flight systems. Also performed on material requiring major overhaul or rebuilding
2 Types of Maintenance in NAMP
Rework and Upkeep
How many types of Upkeep Maintenance
7 types of Upkeep
Turnaround Upkeep
Between flights, good for 24 hours with no flights or other maintenance
Daily Upkeep
Inspect for defects at greater depth, Valid for 72 hours
Special Upkeep
Scheduled inspection with prescribed interval
Examples of Special Upkeep
7, 28 days; 50, 100 hours; 10, 100 arrestments; 5,000 rounds fired
Conditional Upkeep
Conditional maintenance at unscheduled events or as result of specific overlimit condition
Phase Upkeep
Divides total scheduled maintenance into smaller packages
Acceptance Upkeep
Performed when accepting newly assigned aircraft or SE
Transfer Upkeep
When transferring aircraft or SE
Rework Maintenance
Performed at D-level
Reliability centered maintenance
RCM process
Ensures that assets continue to do what their users require
Effecient attainment of objectives
All actions taken to retain material in a serviceable condition or to restore it to serviceability
Difference between Maintenance control and production control
Level of maintenance. Maintenance control is O-level. Production control is I-level.
Monthly maintenance plan
Purpose of MMP
Provide scheduled control of the predictable maintenance workload. Distributed at 25th of each month for 0-level and 1st for I-level
Aircraft Logbook
Hard bound record equipment, inspections, removal items, and installed equipment
Sections of logbook
Non-aging record, flight time, inspection records, repair rework, technical directive, miscellaneous history, preservation record, etc..
Relatively small group of highly skilled personnel
Quality Assurance Representative
QAR define
Maintenance personnel assigned to QA; certify work has been personally inspected by them and is in accordance with instructions
Collateral Duty QAR
CDQAR define
Assigned to work centers. Same qualifications as QAR. May be assigned on temporary or permanent basis
Collateral Duty Inspector
CDI define
Inspect all work and comply with QA inspections. Spot check all works in progress
Programs managed by QA
CTPL, Maintenance/division safety
Central Technical Publications Library
CTPL define
Central source of up-to-date information for use by all personnel in performance of their work
Maintnenace department/divison safety
Overall responsibility for maintenance safety. Assist in overall coordination of total safety effort.
QA Audit Program
Assessment of effectiveness of programs managed within the Maintenance Department. Serve as an orderly method of identifying, investigating, and correcting deficiencies on scheduled/unscheduled basis
How many types of Audits does QA perform
3 Audits
Special Audit
Evalutes specific maintenance tasks, processes, procedures and programs
Workcenter Audits
Semi-annual to evaluate overall quality performance of each WC
Program Audits
Evalutes specific programs to systematically identify deficiencies and to determine adequacy of tech pubs and instructions
Aircraft confined space program
Objective of ACSP
Ensure a safe environment when working on equipment
Naval Aviation Maintenance Reporting Program
NAMDRP purpose
Assists with the reporting of substandard workmanship, improper QA procedures, and deficiencies in material and pubs. Maintained by QA
Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization
NATOPS Overview
Positive approach toward improving combat readiness and achieving a substantial reduction in aircraft mishaps
NATOPS Establish Date
Amount of Aircraft lost in 1950
776 (2 per day or 54 major misshapes per 10,000 hours)
What decreased mishaps
Angled flight deck (1954), Technical inititatives, and standardization programs
Mishaps in 1961
19 major misshapes per 10,000 hours
Mishaps in 1970
9 major mishaps per 10,000 hours
Current rate of mishaps
2 per 10,000 hours
Establishment date of NAMP
FRS establishment date
Establishment of NATOPS
How many NATOPS standardizations
5 standardizations
Types of NATOPS Standardization
Wheels must be chocked and parking brake set before engine start; intake screens used; check and defod area; plane tie down when start-up by non pilot; fire extinguishers in immediate area
Operating procedure that may result in injury or death
Operating procedure that may result in damage to equipment
Operating procedure that MUST be emphasized
Mandatory procedure
Recommended procedure
Optional procedure
Indicates futurity and never indicates any degree of requirement for application of procedure
First character "a-m"; second charater "a-z"
First character "n-z"; second character "a-z"
First character "a-g"; no second character
14 November 1910
First take off from ship (USS Birmingham CL 2) by Eugene Ely
8 May 1911
Birthday of Naval Aviation
20 June 1913
Ens. William Billingsly was first aviation death from B-2 near Annapolis, MD.
22 October 1917
MIT course with 14 men enrolled for inspector school, predecessor to modern QA
20 March 1922
The Jupitor was re-commissioned to Navy's first carrier the USS Langley
10 March 1948
FJ1 Fury jet made first carrier landing on USS Boxer (CV 21)
7-8 May 1942
Coral Sea. Worlds first Carrier v. Carrier battle. One Japanese carrier damaged, USS Lexington sunk, USS Yorktown damaged. Japan never again threatened Australia
3-5 June 1942
Midway. Turning point of Pacific war. Japan - 3 carriers and 11 battleships USA - 3 carriers no battleships. USA sunk 3 carriers first day and 4th the second day. USA USA USA! Japan lost control of pacific
13-15 November 1942
GuadalCanal. Five sullivan died with 700 others on the USS Juneau thus implementing family separation of ships
Change of speed and/or velocity of matter with relation to time
Rate of movement in terms of distance measured with allotted time
Quick or speed of an object in a given time and direction
Newtons First Law
Inertia. An object at rest remains at rest until acted upon by an outside force
Newtons Second Law
Force. An object moving with uniform speed is acted upon by an external force, the change of motion will be directly proportional to the amount of force and inversely proportional to the mass of the object being moved
Newtons Third Law
Action and Reaction. Every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
Bernoulli's Principle
When fluid flowing through a tube reaches a constriction or narrowing of the tube, the speed of the fluid passing through is increased and pressure decreased.
Bernoulli's Principle for Flight
As relative wind strikes the leading edge of the airfoild, the flow will split. Since the upper surface has curve the flow is disrupted. Lift is accomplished by the difference in airflow across the airfoild
Force that acts in the upward direction to support the aircraft.
Force of gravity acting downward
Force that holds an aircraft back.
Acts in the forward direction
Longitudinal Axis
Reference line running down center of aircraft
Lateral Axis
Reference line running parallel to the wings
Vertical Axis
Reference line running from top to bottom of aircraft
Roll. Longitudinal Axis
Pitch. Lateral Axis
Yaw. Vertical Axis
Cyclic Stick
Roll/Pitch. Tilts the plane forward/aft/sideways.
Tail Rotor
Yaw. Counteracts torque of main rotor by increasing/decreasing amount of horizontal thrust the tail rotor produces. Movement about the vertical axis
Flap (leading/trailing edge)
Creates extra lift by lengthening top section of wing
Decreases wing lift by destroying smooth air flow. Creates more predictable landing glidescope
Speed Brakes
Hinged/Moveable control surfaces used for reducing speed of aircraft
Movable control surfaces attached to leading edge of wing. Improves lateral control handling characteristics
Moving the main and tail rotor by collective increasing angle of attack to achieve lift
Angle of Attack
Angel at which airfoil or fuselage meets a flow of air. Measured in units
Allows a helicopter to land safely from altitude without using engine power.
Basic aircraft hydraulic system
Reservoir to hold fluid - Pump to provide flow - Tubing to transmit fluid - Selector valve to direct flow - Actuating unit to convert fluid pressure into useful work
Shock Strut Assembly
Absorbs the shock that would be sustained by aircraft
Allows aircraft to roll easily
Wheel Brake Assembly
Used to slow/stop the aircraft
Retracting and Extending Mechanism
Necessary hardware to electrically or hydraulically extend and retract the landing gear
Side Struts and Supports
Provides lateral strength/support for landing gear
Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System
Provides the capability to manage maintenance and supply functions and processes by allowing users to report required information. Significantly reduce administrative burden and produces up-to-date status information necessary for maintenance
Optimized Organizational Maintenance Activity
Optimized Intermediate Maintenance Activity
OOMA Foundation Tier
Maintenance subsystem - Material subsystem - Flight subsystem - Platform software interface - CM/Logs and records subsystem
OOMA define
Management tool that provides essential, real time information on a continuing basis through VEDs
OOMA status providers
NMCS/PMCS status - Flyable discrepancies - Non-aircraft related discrepancies - ALSS status - SE status - Mission Mounted Equipment (MME) status
Maintenance control responsibilities
Monitor current aircraft/SE status - Maintain cognizance of incomplete maintenance - Take actions necessary for reporting data - Ensures that aircrew initiates a WO for each discrepancy - Review, update and approve all WOs - When corrective action is completed they review, approves or reject. - MAF Initiation, ensures a MAF is initiated for each discrepancy
9 character alphanumeric code used for data collection
Type Maintenance
Prefilled based on type of WO
Type WO
Two character code that describes the type of maintenance
Accumulated Job Status History
History of WO from start to finish
Worker Hours
Includes workers name, tools used, QA/CDI that inspected them and the hours worked.
Identifies workcenter responsible
Work Unit Code
Numeric or alpha-numeric code that identifies system/subsystem malfunction
How many types of work orders
10 types
Discrepancy Maintenance
Cannibalization Maintenance
Assist Maintenance
Facilitate other Maintenance
Conditional look Phase
Conditional fix Phase
Special inspection one workcenter
Special inspection Control
Technical Directive
OIMA define
Provides the capability to manage maintenance and supply functions and processes at the intermediate level. Done by allowing users to enter, collect, process, store, review, and report information required.
How many data points are used
13 data points
Data Accuracy uses
Analyze high system failures/man hours - Identify desirable product improvements - Analyze inspection requirements - Adjust component scheduled removal intervals - Improve I-level repair capabilities - Identify failed items under warranty - Establish realistic manning factors - Determine and justify modifications and engineering changes - Establish equipment reliability factors - Determine tooling and equipment requirements - Predict probable failures through analysis - Determine status of compliance with mission readiness type TDs - Monitor aircraft readiness trends in support of congressional and joint service intiatives
Amount of Local data uses
Local data uses
High man-hour operating equipment - Man hours lost to cannibalization and remove of items - Areas with skill or training deficiencies - Efficient or inefficient use of available manpower - Items with high failure rates - Inadequate troubleshooting - Reasons for ground/inflight aborts - High usage items - Status of TD compliance - Sarranted item failure and repair
How many naval core capabilities
6 core capabilities
Forward Presence
Establishes maritime forces in regions throughout the world.
Preventing wars is as important as winning wars. Being superior scares people
Sea Control
Protects the ability to operate freely at sea
Power Projection
The ability to project from the sea
Maritime Security
The maintenance of security at sea and the mitigation of threats short of war.
Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief
A human obligation and a foundation of human character
How many types of Aviation Communities
13 communities
Helicopter Sea combat
HSC. Perform rescue, logistics, mine countermeasures, search and rescue
Helicopter Maritime Strike
HSM. Primary roles of antisub/antisurface warfare
Helicopter Training
HT. Provides basic and advanced training of students
Tactical Electronic Warfare
VAQ. Tactically exploit, suppress, degrade and deceive enemy electromagnetic systems
Carrier Airborne Early Warning
VAW. Provide early warning against weather, missiles, shipping and aircraft
Fleet Composite
VC. Provides air services for the fleet
Strike Fighter
VFA. Employed for both fighter and attack missions
VP. Antisub, antisurface, reconnaissance and mining
Fleet Air Reconnaissance
VQ. Electronic warfare support including search, interception, recording, and analysis of radiated electromagnetic energy
Aircraft Logistics Support
VRC. Transport personnel and supplies for carrier onboard delivery
VT. Basic and advanced training for students
Air Test and Evaluation (VX/VXE)
Test and evaluate operational capabilities of new aircraft
Any material that may pose a substantial hazard to human health or the environment when purposefully released or accidentally spilled
HAZMAT Inspections
Stowage lockers inspected weekly and quarterly
Material Safety Data Sheet
MSDS. Technical bulletins containing information about the HAZMAT
How many categories of HAZMAT
6 categories
Types of HAZMAT
Flammable or combustible materials - Aerosol containers - Toxic materials - Corrosive materials - Oxidizing Materials - Compressed gases
Authorized Use List
AUL. Current inventory of HAZMAT used for local acquisition and use
Training for HAZMAT
All hands. Types of HAZMAT in their work area/ship - What HAZWASTE is and how to dispose - How to read and interpret hazard warning labels - What an MSDS is - Emergency procedures
Disposal of HAZWASTE
Disposed based on category
Restrictions of HAZWASTE
Containerized only in approved containers for shore disposal - Petroleum fluids must be separate from synthetic fluids - PPE is required
Steps for HAZMAT spill response
Discovery - Notification - Initiation of Action - Evaluation - Containment - Damage Control - Dispersion of Gases/vapors - Cleanup and decon - Disposal - Certification for re-entry - Follow up reports
Type 1 Maintenance Hangar
Carrier Aircraft. 235' wide by 85' deep
Type 2 Maintenance Hangar
USMC Aviation. 110' deep by 325' wide
Type 3 Maintenance Hangar
Designed for land based patrol and large transport aircraft. 165' deep by 165' wide
Red line in Hangar
Divides hangar from maintenance work centers. Must be kept clear at all times
Other items in hangar
Portable CO2 Fire extinguishers - Aircraft electrical system with cords for external power - Hangar doors - Aircraft grounding points
Hangar Protection Requirements
Low level AFFF system with low-profile nozzles - Closed head water only overhead sprinkler system - Optical detection system for AFFF activation - Appropriate drainage to limit pooling - Draft curtains to prevent cooling of sprinkler heads for earlier detection
Costs of false activation
Reasons for costs of false activation
Damage to aircraft - Cost to recharge system - Cost of run off retention - Cost of AFFF removal - Associated manpower expenses
CVN Hangar Bays
110' wide by 685' long and 25' overhead clearance. Doors can be closed in 18 seconds to isolate fires. Hangar bay one and two have aircraft elevators on the starboard side. Hangar bay three has two of both sides
Procedure for grounding aircraft
Ground then to aircraft
Windshield flight voltage
Up to 100,000 volts
Initial tie down
Up to 45 knots. 6 chains
Normal weather tie down
Up to 45 knots, 9 chains
Moderate weather tie down
46 to 60 knots, 14 chains
Heavy weather tie down
Above 60 knots, 20 chains
Types of tie down
TD-1A and TD-1B
Emergency Stop
Procedure for grounding aircraft
Ground then to aircraft
Windshield flight voltage
Up to 100,000 volts
Initial tie down
Up to 45 knots. 6 chains
Normal weather tie down
Up to 45 knots, 9 chains
Moderate weather tie down
46 to 60 knots, 14 chains
Heavy weather tie down
Procedure for grounding aircraft
Ground then to aircraft
Windshield flight voltage
Up to 100,000 volts
Initial tie down
Up to 45 knots. 6 chains
Normal weather tie down
Procedure for grounding aircraft
Ground then to aircraft
Windshield flight voltage
Up to 100,000 volts
Up to 45 knots tie die
Procedure for grounding aircraft
Ground then to aircraft