World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Aviation machinist's mate

Article Id: WHEBN0008868031
Reproduction Date:

Title: Aviation machinist's mate  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Aviation structural mechanic, Jennifer Carroll, List of United States Navy ratings, Battle of Midway
Collection: MacHinists, United States Navy Ratings
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Aviation machinist's mate

Aviation machinist's mate

Rating insignia
Issued by: United States Navy
Type Enlisted rating
Abbreviation AD
Specialty Aviation
An aviation machinist's mate inspecting a jet engine for foreign object damage

Aviation machinist's mate (abbreviated as AD) is a United States Navy occupational rating.

Aviation machinist's mates maintain aircraft engines and their related systems, including the induction, cooling, fuel, oil, compression, combustion, turbine, gas turbine compressor, exhaust and propeller systems; preflight aircraft; conduct periodic inspections on engines and engine-related systems; field-test and adjust engine components, including fuel controls, pumps, valves and regulators; remove, repair and replace compressor and turbine blades and combustion chamber liners; preserve and depreserve engines, engine accessories and components; and supervise engine work centers.[1]

At the E-8 level, senior chief aviation machinist's mates look towards advancement to E-9 master chief aviation maintenanceman. At the E-9 level, senior chief aviation machinist's mates and senior chief aviation structural mechanics look towards advancement to master chief aviation maintenanceman.

See also


  1. ^ "Navy enlisted manpower and personnel classifications". Bureau of Naval Personnel.  

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.