- USAF, Navy expand private maintenance. Hughes, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/11/1996, Vol. 144 Issue 11, p49
Informs that the US Air Force and Navy are expanding the amount of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) which they have in private hands. Amount by which the two services are seeking to expand this private MRO; Role of the 1996 Defense Authorization bill; Trend in military aircraft...
- MAINTAINING CAMARADERIE. Croxon, J. Paul // Airman;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p42
The article examines the camaraderie between the maintainers of the AC-130U Spooky Gunship of the Air Force in the U.S. It notes that crew chiefs,weapons maintenance and control technicians have a healthy amount of competitive spirit even if they have different responsibilities. Flying and...
- Is troubleshooting a dying art? Bennett, Don A. // Flying Safety;Aug94, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p9
Focuses on the decreasing skill of military aircrews in the United States to repair their own aircraft. Cost and time constraints attributed to declining training programs for aircraft maintenance; Significance of teaching troubleshooting strategies to alleviate the work pressure of mechanics. ...
- Tech data is tech data! // Flying Safety;Aug94, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p27
Explains the importance of paying attention to flight tech data in maintaining military airplanes. Function of the data to indicate the aircraft's flight fitness; Significance of recognizing possible defects indicated by the tech data which could cause mishaps.
- Bad, new F-110 engine. // Flying Safety;Aug94, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p27
Presents repair strategies for the engines of the Viper F-110 military plane. Recognition of technical modifications of test cell runs; Removal of engine for high oil consumption.
- Cleaning connector corrosion. // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly;Aug95, Issue 513, p40
Focuses on cleaning and corrosion prevention tips for aircraft multi-pin electrical connectors. Use of a nonabrasive pad to scrub corroded connectors; Use of a cleaning cloth to remove corrosion residue; Use of alcohol to clean the entire connector; Use of a pipe cleaner for tight areas.
- The hard cold facts. // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly;Nov95, Issue 516, p50
Presents tips on maintenance of military aircraft during winter. Freezing of water inside fuel tank; Dangers of explosion from static electricity; Thickening of oil; Contraction of gaskets and seals.
- Let's take the troubleshooter with us! Williams, Ted // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p21
Relates a military airpilot's experience on how an accident could have almost occurred due to his failure to put on chocks on the plane during a repair session. Misunderstanding between pilot and plane captain.
- Got a date with the queen? Castro, Joe // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May/Jun95, Vol. 40 Issue 3, preceding p1
Editorial. Presents a conversation between a US Navy airplane pilot and a maintenance crew member on the replacement of parts of military airplanes. Requirements for cannibalizing hangar aircraft.