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What does NATOPS stand for?

Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization.

1

What is the purpose of the NATOPS?

To improve readiness and reduce aircraft mishaps.

2

How many aircraft did the navy/marine corps lose in 1950 alone?

776 at the rate of 2 aircraft per day.

3

When was the NAMP initiated?

1959

4

When was the NATOPS established?

1961

5

What does 'note' mean?

And operating procedure that is emphasized.

6

What does 'warning' mean?

An operating procedure that may result in injury or death if not carefully observed or followed.

7

What does 'may' mean?

A procedure that is optional.

8

What word refers to an operating procedure that may result in damage to equipment if not carefully observed or followed?

Caution

9

What does 'shall' mean?

Refers to a procedure that is mandatory.

10

What does 'will' indicate?

Indicates futurity and never indicates any degree of requirement for application of a procedure.

11

What word refers to a procedure that is recommended?

Should

12

How are COMNAVAIRLANT aircraft visually identified?

First character shall be "A through M;" second character shall be "A through Z."

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How are COMNAVAIRPAC aircraft visually identified?

First character shall be "N through Z;" second character shall be "A through Z."

14

How are CNATRA aircraft visually identified?

First character shall be "A through G;" there is no second character.

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When are the most dangerous times for maintenance and personnel?

During engine start, operation and shutdown.

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What are the procedures for starting an engine as per the NATOPS?

1. Chock wheels, set brakes
2. Install intake screens, if applicable
3. Install chains if no parking brakes (N/A)
4. Station fire bottle