What restrictions must be met when considering an item for a DR?
Any item, regardless of ERRC code, is subject to DR procedures.
What's a warranty?
A contract between the purchaser and manufacturer.
What does a warranty explain and identify?
The responsibilities of the purchaser and manufacturer; how long, by operating time or calendar period, the manufacturer is responsible for the equipment.
Where can you find procedures and responsibilities for acquiring, administrating, and reporting on WSWs?
AFMAN 64-110, Manual for Weapon System Warranties.
The four inspection concepts?
Periodic, phased, isochronal, and programmed depot maintenance.
When is an isochronal completed? Why is it done at this time?
On the date due, regardless of the hours flown. To accommodate aircraft scheduling.
Which inspection concept applies to all aircraft?
Programmed depot maintenance.
List the purpose and scope of the preflight inspection.
Flight preparedness, this inspection is a thorough (visual and operational) check of specific equipment.
When is a basic postflight inspection done?
After the last flight of the flying period.
What type of inspection determines if the aircraft is suitable for another flight?
Why was the phase inspection developed?
To reduce the time the aircraft is out of commission for any given inspection.
Who has the responsibility of performing operator inspections?
Who or what directs when special inspections are performed?
What is the purpose of an acceptance inspection?
To determine the equipment's serviceability and the condition of the equipment documents.
Who performs the transfer inspection if more than 75 percent of the inspection interval has elapsed?
The transferring organization.
When are periodic inspections and lubrication requirements done?
Periodic inspections are performed on a recurring, scheduled basis. The intervals, and what items are inspected, and carefully planned to try and catch malfunctions before they happen; hence, they're also known as preventive maintenance.
What three activities are normally done during a periodic inspection?
Corrosion control, cleaning, & lubrication.
Why is it important to make sure the test station and work area are kept clean?
To ensure valid testing and prevent contamination of equipment.
Why is it important to keep test station and LRU surfaces painted?