Air Force

2A3X7:Tactical Aircraft Maintenance (2A3X7)

They maintain all tactical aircraft, including the support equipment, forms and records.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Tactical Aircraft Maintenance inspect and ensure every component of an aircraft are at the highest performance standard it can be. Individual tasks may vary based on location or the type of aircraft the person specializes in. These specialist will prepare pre- and post-flight inspections. When they receive the aircraft back from a pilot they will look at landing gear, engine, clean the canopy and check all parts of the aircraft. Any maintenance that needs to be performed will be completed by Tactical Aircraft Maintenance

Military Duties Translated:

Perform regular system inspections Maintain systems and equipment Use gauges and diagnostic tests to detect malfunctions Repair or replace broken aircraft parts Perform troubleshooting Keep maintenance and repair logs Use power and hand tools (e.g. cranes, grinders) Understand and apply guidelines from manuals and blueprints Ensure compliance with regional safety regulations Collaborate with other mechanics and electricians

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Aircraft Mechanic