Hundreds of Army missions depend on aircraft for transport, patrol and flight training. It’s up to the members of the aircraft repair team to ensure that all Army aircraft remain safe and ready to fly. As an integral member of this team, the Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on aircraft pneudraulics systems.
Some of your duties as an Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer may include:
Remove, repair and test pneudraulics systems, subsystems and assemblies
Make tubes and hoses
Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions to pneudraulics systems and subsystems or
Perform operator maintenance on common and special tools
Maintain and store hydraulic fluids and other flammable materials
Maintain shop and bench stock
Prepare forms and records related to aircraft maintenance
Job training for an Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job training, including inspection and repair of aircraft engines and equipment. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
Engine disassembly and repair
Repair of hydraulic, fuel and electrical systems
Repair of aluminum, steel and fiberglass airframes and coverings
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The skills you learn as an Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer will help prepare you for a future with aircraft manufacturers, commercial airlines and government agencies as an airframe or power plant mechanic.
Military aircraft are used to fly hundreds of missions each day for transport, patrol, and flight training. They need frequent servicing to remain safe and ready to fly. Aircraft mechanics inspect, service, and repair helicopters and airplanes.
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