Accession Number : ADA182083

Title :   Aircraft Maintenance Quality Assurance Inspector AFSC.

Descriptive Note : Student rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : White,Robert L

PDF Url : ADA182083

Report Date : Feb 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : Air Force and MAJCOM regulations provide guidance to Deputy Commanders for Maintenance (DCMs) for recruiting, training, and utilizing Quality Assurance inspectors. This paper shows what that guidance is and how DCMs actually accomplish these responsibilities. These aspects of the Air Force Quality Assurance program are then compared and contrasted to the Quality Assurance programs used by civilian aircraft corporations. In concludes civilian Quality Assurance inspectors by virture of remaining in Quality Assurance jobs indefinitely, acquire experience far beyond that of their Air Force counterparts. This study recommends the Air Force develop an enlisted aircraft maintenance Quality Assurance Air Force specialty.

Descriptors :   *AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE, AIR FORCE, AIRCRAFT, CIVIL AVIATION, CORPORATIONS, JOBS, RECRUITING, AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), LIFE EXPECTANCY(SERVICE LIFE), COST EFFECTIVENESS, OPERATIONAL READINESS, INSPECTION

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE