Air Department

  1. Fixed Wing Ops
     
    Launch

    30 minutes prior checks
    • 1. Starts Call
    • 2. Beacons Set
    • 3. ILARTS Manned
    • 4. Whips Down
    • 5. AFFF Panel Ready (plant)
    • 6. Radios Checked
    • 7. Tilly Running
    • 8. Barricade Tractor
    • 9. 2 P25's Manned
  2. Fixed Wing Ops Launch

    15 Minutes Prior
    • 1. 5MC: "Man All Recovery Stations"
    • 2. Plane Guard Set
    • 3. Gear Manned         
    •          [] on line   ___ 1  ___ 2 ___ 3 ___A            HIRE WIRE IS:  ____ /  ____ Traps
    • 4. Lens Manned
    • 5. AGO Manned           
    •          [] Concur with Gear call
    • 6. JBD Cooling   "4 GREEN"
    • 7. Wind Chit to the Bridge
  3. Fixed Wing Ops Launch

    5 Minutes Prior Steps
    • 1.  Red Beacons
    • 2.  LSO Manned and Ready
    • 3.  Launch Lighting
    • 4.  Straight Deck Winds
    • 5.  Cold 4 Row for props
  4. Fixed Wing Ops Launch

    3 Minutes Prior Steps
    • 1. Amber Beacon
    • 2. Request Green Deck from the bridge
  5. Fixed Wing Ops For Launch

    1 minute prior
    • 1. Verify Green Deck from Bridge
    • 2. Green Beacons
    • 3.  5MC Call:  " Stand clear of all catapults, catwalks and shot lines we are green on the ____, launch aircraft.
  6. Fixed Wing Launch Complete Steps
    • 1. 5MC Call: "Wrap the waist, make a ready deck:
    • 2. Beacons Off
    • 3. Rabbits/Box/Drops/Lasers On
    • 4. Angle Deck Winds (Min RHW ____)
    • 5. Lens ON
    • 6. List ___ Deg Port/STBD
    • 7. Cold 4 Row (Props)
    • 8  Verify Green deck
    • 9. Waist Wrapped with 12 Buttons (AGO)
    • 10. 5MC Call: "Paddles, Lens is ON, ___ glideslope, targeting the ___ wire"
    • 11. 5MC Call: "On the flight deck, stand clear of port catwalks, LA and the Foul Lines, recovering aircraft"
  7. Fixed Wing Ops Recovery Complete

    Steps
    • 1. Release the Deck to the bridge
    • 2. 5MC Call: "Fixed Wing Recovery Complete"
    • 3. 5MC Call: "Unwrap the Waist" (If Required)
    • 4. Lens Off
    • 5. Rabbits/ box/ drops/ lasers Off
    • 6.  Set Respots and blind bat (as Required)
  8. HELO Start Checklist 

    Prior to start engines
    • 1. 1 P25 manned
    • 2. Whips Down
    • 3. Slot seals removed (as required)
  9. What is the next step when set amber beacon for fixed wing ops?
    Request the deck from the bridge
  10. What do screens do you need to have up for the recovery?
    • 1.  Angled deck winds
    • 2.  AO Recovery (BOSS), PF Recovery (Mini)
  11. START UP Call  (5MC)
    5MC: "Now is the time for the Event ___ Launch.  It will be a case ___ launch, case ___ recovery.  The temperature is _____, altimeter ______.

    It is now time for all personnel not involved in flight operations to leave the flight deck and catwalk areas.  Those remaining need to get into a complete and proper flight deck uniform:
  12. Start Up Call (Hydra)
    • Helmets on and securely fastened.
    • Goggles Down
    • Sleeves Rolled down
    • Life vests on and securely fastened
    • Check your pockets for loose gear and FOD
    • Make sure all your tools are accounted for
    • Check Chocks and Chains and Loose Gear about the deck
    • Stand clear of intakes, exhausts, prop arcs, helo rotors blades and tail rotors.

    Ensure exhaust is not blowing on any ordnance.

    Start the go aircraft! start 'em up.  It is time to show them freedom at work.
Author
Barmutt
ID
333440
Card Set
Air Department
Description
Air Department Operations memory devices
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