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Title:FIRST LINE SERVICING - AIR FRAME AND ENGINE PARTS 1 2 AND 3 [Main Title]
Film Number:AMY 220
Summary: Detailed instructional film focusing on the first line servicing procedures for air frames and aircraft engines.
Description: Reel 1: “Part 1 - Before and After Flight Servicing” - “Foreword. Prior to flight under normal conditions, an aircraft is given a Before Flight Servicing. This is usually done out of doors, but for purposes of instruction the operation will be demonstrated in a hangar. Not all the items to be checked will be shown in this film. When servicing, each tradesman refers to the servicing schedule for guidance.” Preparing aircraft for servicing by Airframe Mechanic. Carrying out external inspection, checking tyre pressures, undercarriage checks, removing pitot covers etc. Mechanic enters aircraft. Unlocking flying controls. Cleaning windows. Checking the requisite servicing publications are onboard. Fresh water tank replenishment Engine mechanic carries out his checks. Physical check of fuel tanks and oil tanks, oil cooler ducts, spinners, cowlings and nacelles and fasteners. SNCO in charge is always on hand to give advice or assistance if needed.
Reel 2: “After Flight Servicing” - Under normal conditions once an aircraft has completed a flight it is given after flight servicing. Rectification of any defects reported by captain of aircraft, examination of the aircraft externally, refuelling and replenishing any consumable stores and securing the aircraft (Vickers Varsity T1 WF408). Precautions taken prior to refuelling. Process of refuelling. Post refuelling the aircraft is given after flight servicing – Airframe Mechanic checks controls are locked prior to servicing and secures any open windows/checks emergency exits are secure. Engine Mechanic checks forms for any reported defects and checks engine controls are off. Carries out external engine checks.
Reel 3: - “Part 2 Primary Servicing” - “Foreword – Primary Servicing comprises an examination of the aircraft externally, together with the functional checks of the equipment. It is carried out within a period specified by Command Headquarters but certain items are serviced at calendar intervals because of their limited operative life.” Airframe and engine mechanics in lecture room. Airframe mechanics carrying out checks of aircraft e.g. undercarriage pipes and mechanisms.
Reel 4: - Engine Mechanic carrying out checks prior to servicing engines to ensure they are safe. Once completed carries out inspection of engines and props. Other checks by Airframe Mechanic explained. Batteries and filters checked by both trades. Form 700 filled in on completion of jobs. Other tasks carried out internally by Airframe Mechanic e.g. seats, harnesses, fire equipment.
Reel 5:- “Part 3 Intermediate Servicing” - “Foreword. Intermediate Servicing as directed by Command headquarters is carried out at longer intervals than for primary Servicing. It entails a more detailed examination of the aircraft, the lubrication of specified components and rectification of minor defects.” Form 700 checked for logged defects. Tasks to be carried out by Airframe and Engine Mechanics. Details of parts to be oiled or greased. Engines prepared for servicing. Other intermediate servicing tasks explained. Brake systems testing. Reel 6: - Engine Mechanic continues with his engine checks. Airframe Mechanic cleaning aircraft windows. Engine Mechanic checking auxiliary gearbox. Each tradesmen on completion of their tasks annotate the F700 accordingly.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: AIR MINISTRY (Production sponsor)
BM Productions (Production company)