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Aircraft and Helicopter Maintenance Squadron
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  1. What is the basic mission of an AMU?
    To launch and recover aircraft and to perform the necessary servicing inspection and maintenance to support daily aircraft flying operations.
  2. Waht are the standard sections of an AMU?
    Aircraft, Specialist, Scheduling, Wepons, Debrif, and support.
  3. What is a definition of sortie generation?
    The cumulative effort required to lunch and recover sorties.
  4. What are some of the informaition elements that debrief personnel enter into the applicable Maintenance Information System?
    Discrepancy and deviation info, utilization, and applicable flight data (insluding landing status, system capability, and other applicable cause codes)
  5. Who is responsible for ensuring aircraft forms sets are made avaiable to the debrief section be the end of the flying day if debriefs have been suspended due to aircraft flying surge operations?
    Flightline Expediter or Pro Super.
  6. What are some of the entries that debrief must ensure that the aircraft commander/pilot makes on the appicable AFTO 781 Forms/IMTs during the debriefing session?
    Now discrepancies noted, aircraft condition codes, flying time, servicing data, and any other requried entries.
  7. What does an aircraft landing status code of 2 mean with regard to aircraft or system condition?
    Aircraft or sys has minor discrepanceis but is capable of further mission assigment within normal turn around times.
  8. What are three different types of crew chief positions that can be assigned to the airecraft section?
    DCCs, ADCCs, and FCCs
  9. In addition to being a SSGt or higher and possessing a 2A3X3, 2A5X1, or 2A5X2 AFSC, how many months experience must a crew chief have on a specific MDS before being selected as a DCC?
    Six Months
  10. In a general sense, what are DCCs and ADCCs charged with doing in respect to their assigned aircraft?
    Managing and supervising all maintenance on their assigned aircraft.
  11. The specialist section is normally responsible for what dutes?
    Aircraft troubleshooting, on-equpment repairs, component R & I, reprogramming avionics systems, and classified aircraft item management.
  12. Why is the specialist section NCOIC responsible for promoting cross-talk with other unit's specialist sections?
    To obtain information on system/compont repeat, recur, and CND trends.
  13. What specialist's duties include maintaining ESC, bleed air, vacuum, pneumatic, fire suppression, and oxygen systems?
    E & E specialist
  14. What are the two standard elements in an AMU weapons section?
    Loading and Maintenance
  15. What are the two parts of a weapons secton called in a standard ANG unit?
    Weapons Loading and Armament systems.
  16. Who serves as the key advisor to the AMXS operations officer on factors that affect weaporns training, weapons loading, and armament system maintenance capabilities for the AMU?
    Weapons Section NCOIC.
  17. Who is responsible for controlling access to an aircraft undergoing munitions loading and unloading?
    Load crew chief
  18. What is the AMU PS&D responsible for informing AMU superision and MOF PS&D about with regard to the production effort?
    Maintenance capabilities or limiting factors that could affect the maintenance production effort.
  19. On what AF IMT soes AMU PS&D document AMU deviations from the published maintenance and flying schedule?
    AF IMT 2407 weekly/daily flying schedule coordination
  20. How often are AMU PS&D personnel required to review each aircraft jacket file to verify standardization?
  21. The NCOIC of AMU support must come from what two AFSC series?
    2AXXX or 2WXXX
  22. What is the minimum amount of time that personnel are normally assigned to the support section?
    12 months
  23. What information must suply support personnel keep expediters updated on?
    The status of all back-ordered parts