MOS 6276 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Crew Chief, KC-130

MOS 6276 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Crew Chief, KC-130

MOS Description

Fixed-Wing Aircraft Crew Masters, KC-130; are mission essential aircrew who perform duties incident to the operation and maintenance of the KC-130 Aircraft. They perform the following duties on a routine bases: pre-flight, post-flight, turnaround inspection, maintenance away from home station, servicing, staging and loading of cargo and passengers, computing weight and balance, engine start, right seat taxi observer. Assist pilot/copilot with engine run-up, takeoff, cruise, descent, landing, securing, and in-flight normal/emergency procedures. Maintenance training emphasizes familiarization on the following aircraft subsystems: engine, propeller, electrical, bleed air/anti-ice, fuel, hydraulic, and COMM/ NAV. Operationally the crewmaster assists in the planning and execution of tactical missions such as air-to-air refueling, assault support missions, rapid ground refueling, low level flight, transporting hazardous cargo, aerial delivery, and battle field illumination.

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