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Manned Aerospace Maintenance Career Field

The Manned Aerospace Maintenance Career Field includes:
Installing, maintaining, calibrating, and repairing avionics photographic and sensor equipment, integrated avionics equipment, and selected conventional avionics equipment; avionics guidance and control systems; communication and navigation systems; airborne communications, early warning radar, and electronic warfare equipment; and avionics support equipment.

Installing, removing, maintaining, and repairing aircrew egress, fuel, and pneudraulic systems including in-flight refueling systems; and maintaining aerospace ground equipment used in direct support of aircraft weapon systems.

Maintaining, repairing, and fabricating fabric and rubber equipment, protective covers, sound proofing, aircraft thermal radiation barriers, upholstery, fabric and rubberized protective clothing, life rafts, life preservers, and other fabric and rubber articles. Inspecting, maintaining, repairing, and packing personnel, deceleration, and cargo and aerial delivery parachutes; and nondestructive inspection of aerospace material parts, components, and pressurized systems.

Maintaining, repairing, and modifying helicopters, turboprop aircraft, propeller aircraft, and jet aircraft.

Maintaining aircraft propellers and jet engines that includes installing, removing, maintaining, and repairing turbojet and ramjet engines when installed on missile systems, and maintaining small, fuel, air turbine auxiliary engines installed on aircraft weapon systems.

Installing, removing, maintaining, and repairing aircraft electrical systems, environmental systems, and other accessory systems installed in aircraft weapon systems. Accessory systems include oxygen, heating, cooling, fire extinguishing, pressurizing, and air turbine auxiliary test systems.

Fabricating, molding, shaping, cutting, and joining metals; repairing metal parts; aircraft structural repairs, metal heat treating, welding, plating, forging, and machining; installing, modifying, and forming plastic articles; and maintaining and repairing fiber-glass-covered aircraft control surfaces; inspecting and preserving aircraft parts and materials. It also includes corrosion control for missile, aircraft, and support systems.

Excluded from this career field are the corrosion control and sheet metal functions associated with civil engineering areas of responsibility. Also, excluded from this career field are those functions associated with maintaining skid-mounted cryogenic storage containers.
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