LAST UPDATED: 14 May 2004
203: AIRCRAFT INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT (AIMD)
203.1 SYSTEM COMPONENTS AND COMPONENT PARTS
203.1.1 State the basic function of the Intermediate Maintenance activities (afloat).
Shall accomplish those management, staff, and production functions applicable to shore activities even though the organizational structure is changed.
203.1.2 Discuss the basic organizational structure of the AIMD (afloat).
203.1.3 Discuss the basic functions of the Aeronautical Material Screening Unit (AMSU).
All components received by the IMA are processed through AMSU to determine whether or not the unit is within the test, check or repair capability of the IMA.
203.1.4 Discuss the purpose of the Consolidated Meteorology and Calibration (METCAL)
Program for LHA, LHD, and MCS.
Establish policy and assign responsibilities for the operation and control of the FCA segment of the METCAL program to ensure tracability of all measurements to the NIST.
203.1.5 Discuss the purpose of the Support Equipment (SE) Training and Licensing Program.
Proper operation of SE is the key to safe, efficient aircraft and equipment maintenance. To ensure the Navy has developed a training and licensing program for all SE. The training is split into 2 phases with the first being proper training in the operation and maintenance of SE. The second phase is training and qualification of personnel in the proper operation of SE for the particular aircraft/equipment maintenance functions for which they will use the SE.
203.1.6 Discuss the all hands responsibility of the SE Misuse/Abuse Program.
When an individual(s) misuses or abuses support equipment, they can create a dangerous/unsafe condition for others and themselves or cause extensive property damage to the SE. Anyone witnessing SE misuse/abuse is expected to prepare and forward a SE Misuse/Abuse report (OPNAV 4790/108) to the activity that owns the support equipment listing all details regarding the SE misuse/abuse.
203.2 PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION – None to be discussed.
203.3 PARAMETERS/OPERATING LIMITS – None to be discussed.
203.4 SYSTEM INTERFACE – None to be discussed.
203.5 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS – None to be discussed.
AZC(AW/NAC) Kimberly King