Updated: July 2018
Isolates malfunctions and repairs and inspects A-10/U-2, F-15, and F-16/CV-22 integrated avionics systems at organizational levels. Inspects, services, and performs general aircraft handling procedures.
109-126 Days - Sheppard AFB
Avionics Systems Technology
For Entry Into This Specialty
- Normal color vision
- Specialty requires routine access to Secret material or similar environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Identifies and isolates A-10/U-2, F-15, and F-16/CV-22 integrated avionics systems malfunctions, and analyzes performance. Operates integrated avionics systems to determine operational condition. Interprets equipment operation to isolate malfunctions in systems such as attack control, instrument, flight control, communications, navigation, and penetration aids. Traces data flow and wiring diagrams. Inspects, troubleshoots, and maintains aircraft wiring systems. Uses built-in test functions, electronic measuring equipment, support aerospace ground equipment (AGE), and hand tools. Monitors equipment performance and detects and analyzes malfunctions.
Removes, installs, aligns, and checks integrated avionics systems. Removes and installs line replaceable units and aligns systems. Operationally checks externally mounted avionics equipment. Boresights systems. Performs intermediate or organizational maintenance level modifications.
Inspects integrated avionics systems, posts entries, and maintains inspection and maintenance records. Inspects avionics systems and determines operational status. Interprets inspection findings and determines corrective action adequacy. Reviews maintenance management publications and procedures to obtain avionics systems information. Recommends methods to improve equipment performance and maintenance procedures. Uses automated maintenance systems. Inputs, validates, and analyzes data processed to automated systems. Clears and closes out completed maintenance discrepancies in automated maintenance systems.
Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: electronic, microelectronic, gyro, synchro, mechanical, and indicator principles, theory, and application; factors involved in transmitting and receiving within the radio frequency ranges; digital computer logic; using and interpreting testing and measuring devices; principles of aerodynamics and motion and power transmission by mechanical and electronic means; electronic combat principles; and concepts and application of maintenance directives.
Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school with courses in physics and mathematics is desirable.
Training. The following training is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:
- 2A334X. Completion of the applicable suffix basic avionics systems course.
- 2A354X. Completion of applicable Field Training Detachment (FTD) course(s) listed on the MAJCOM Mandatory Course List IAW AFI 36-2232, Maintenance Training.
- 32A374. Completion of the Advanced Aircraft Wiring Maintenance Course J4AMP3000 A48A PDS ZIZ per the MAJCOM Mandatory Course List (MMCL) (ANG/AFRC exempt). Not applicable to personnel assigned to locations where the course is not yet available at the local Field Training Detachment (FTD).
Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:
- 2A354X. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2A334X. Also, experience in functions such as isolating malfunctions, installing line replaceable units, and using AGE necessary to maintain avionics systems.
- 2A374. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2A354X. Also, experience performing or supervising functions such as installing, maintaining, or inspecting A-10/U-2, F-15, or F-16/CV22 avionics systems.
B F-15 Avionics
C F-16 Avionics