2-1. INTRODUCTION TO PMCS TABLE. (CONT)
Interval Column. This column tells you when you must do the procedure in the procedure column. The
BEFORE procedures must be done before you operate or use the equipment for its intended mission. DURING
procedures must be done during the time you are operating or using the equipment for its intended mission. AFTER
procedures must be done immediately after you have operated or used the equipment. QUARTERLY procedures must
be done every 90 days after issue.
Location - Item to Check/Service Column. This column describes the location and the item to be checked
Procedure Column. This column gives the procedure you must follow to check or service the item listed in
the Check/Service column to know if the equipment is ready or available for its intended mission or for operation. You
must perform the procedure at the time specified in the interval column.
Not Fully Mission Capable If: Column. Information in this column tells you what faults will keep your
equipment from being capable of performing its primary mission. If you perform check and service procedures that show
faults listed in this column, do not operate the equipment. Follow standing operating procedures for maintaining the
equipment or reporting equipment failure.
Remove all jewelry and long finger nails prior to handling TAP Ensemble components.
Failure to do so may result in damage to TAP Ensemble components.
Mark all suspected defects found during PMCS with chalk (Appendix F, item 1).