SECTION Il. OPERATOR/CREW
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
To be sure that your equipment is always ready for your mission, you must do scheduled
Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) as outlined in Table 2-1.
BEFORE OPERATION perform your
PMCS to be sure that your equipment is ready to go.
DURING OPERATION perform your
PMCS. This should help you spot small problems before they
become big problems.
AFTER OPERATION perform your
PMCS. This should help keep your equipment in top shape.
WEEKLY AND MONTHLY PMCS
are important checks you make to keep serious problems from
ROUTINE CHECKS AND SERVICES are not listed in your PMCS TABLE. These routine checks and
services should be done anytime you see that they are necessary. Examples of routine checks are:
Cleaning, dusting, washing and spot painting
Checking for loose or binding controls, covering unused receptacles, stowing items when not in use.
Checking for loose hardware, mountings and straps.
Inventorying equipment, periodic operational checks.
If you find what you considers routine check in the PMCS TABLE, it was listed because others have reported it
as a critical problem.