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- 1) Examines airframe, engines, and operating equipment to ensure that repairs are made according to specifications, and certifies airworthiness of aircraft: Tests tightness of airframe connections with handtools and employs flashlight and mirror to inspect fit of parts.
- 2) Signals AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC to start engine and manipulate aircraft controls.
- 3) Collects data, such as engine revolutions per minute and fuel and oil pressures, to evaluate engine performance, using tachometer and pressure gauges.
- 4) Examines assembly, installation, and adjustment of ailerons and rudders to ensure that work and materials conform with Civil Air Regulations, company specifications, and manual procedures.
- 5) Determines accuracy of installation of components in power plant and hydraulic system with protractor, micrometer, calipers, and gauge to ensure that specified tolerances are met.
- 6) Signs inspection tag to approve unit, or records reasons for rejecting unit.
- 7) Logs inspections performed on aircraft.
- 8) Must hold Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic's License and Inspection Authorization, issued by Federal Aviation Administration.
- 9) May prepare dismantling schedules for airplanes to be overhauled.
- 10) May service, repair, and replace airframe components, engines, and operating equipment.
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