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[[File:US Navy 040104-N-7090S-001 While conducting maintenance, Aviation Electrician's Mate Airman John O'Brien from Lindon, N.J., places a fuse on a generator used in an F-A-18 Hornet.jpg|thumb|An aviation electrician's mate replacing a silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) on a [[F/A-18 Hornet]] generator]]
 
[[File:US Navy 040104-N-7090S-001 While conducting maintenance, Aviation Electrician's Mate Airman John O'Brien from Lindon, N.J., places a fuse on a generator used in an F-A-18 Hornet.jpg|thumb|An aviation electrician's mate replacing a silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) on a [[F/A-18 Hornet]] generator]]
 
'''Aviation electrician's mate''' (abbreviated as '''AE''') is a [[United States Navy]] occupational [[Naval rating|rating]].
 
'''Aviation electrician's mate''' (abbreviated as '''AE''') is a [[United States Navy]] occupational [[Naval rating|rating]].
   
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The Aviation Electrician's Mate was established as a rating in 1942.
Aviation electrician's mates maintain electrical and instrument systems, including power generation, conversion, and distribution systems; aircraft batteries; interior and exterior lighting; electrical control of aircraft systems, including hydraulic, landing gear, flight control, utility, and power plant engine, flight and non-instrument-type indicating and warning systems; automatic flight control and stabilization systems; aircraft compass systems; attitude reference systems; and inertial navigation systems. The primary "A" School training for AE's is located at Naval Aviation Technical Training Center aboard NAS Pensacola. Secondary "C" Schools are located at various locations nationwide with the most common being NAS Lemoore, CA and NAS Oceana, VA.<ref name="HIST">{{cite web
 
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Aviation electrician's mates maintain electrical and instrument systems, including power generation, conversion, and distribution systems; aircraft batteries; interior and exterior lighting; electrical control of aircraft systems, including hydraulic, landing gear, flight control, utility, and power plant engine, flight and non-instrument-type indicating and warning systems; automatic flight control and stabilization systems; aircraft compass systems; attitude reference systems; and inertial navigation systems. The primary "A" School training for AE's is located at Naval Aviation Technical Training Center aboard NAS Pensacola and is 15 weeks. Secondary "C" Schools are located at various locations nationwide with the most common being NAS Lemoore, CA and NAS Oceana, VA.<ref name="HIST">{{cite web
 
| title = Navy enlisted manpower and personnel classifications
 
| title = Navy enlisted manpower and personnel classifications
 
| work = Bureau of Naval Personnel
 
| work = Bureau of Naval Personnel
 
| publisher = [[US Navy]]
 
| publisher = [[US Navy]]
 
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== Qualifications, Interests, and Working Environment ==
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Personnel in this field must be U.S. citizens eligible for a security clearance. Vision must correct to 20/20. Must have full field of vision. Must have normal depth perception and color perception. Applicants in this career field will work on some of the most technologically advanced aircraft in the Navy.
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Applicants should have an interest in aviation and working with or around aircraft. They should have a high degree of manual dexterity with tools, equipment, and machines for detailed precision work. They should have a strong interest in electrical or computer systems and be ready to tackle a tough academic curriculum in electronics training. They should have a desire to be resourceful parts of a team effort.
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Normal color perception is required.
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Helpful attributes include arithmetic knowledge, writing ability, speaking skills, good memory, and physical fitness. Sailors in this career field will perform duties at sea and ashore around the world. At various times they could be working at a land-based aircraft squadron or on board an aircraft carrier, either indoors or outdoors, in a shop environment or in office surroundings, and at a clean lab bench or in a garage-type situation. They work closely with others, require little supervision, and do mental and physical work of a technical nature. AT & AE ASVAB Test requirements.
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Opportunities for placement in this career field are excellent for qualified personnel. About 13,000 men and women now work in the AE rating, and about 7,000 work in the AT rating.
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Personnel in this rating are paid allowances (BAH, BAS, etc. if eligible) and billet pay (sea pay, flight pay, submarine pay, etc. if eligible), and basic pay based on years of military service and pay grade.
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== Sea Shore Rotation ==
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{| class="article-table"
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|+ AE Rating's Sea (SEA)(months)
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! Rating !! SEA1 !! SEA2 !!SEA3 !!SEA4
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|AE || 54 || 48 || 48|| 36
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{| class="article-table"
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|+Shore(SH) Rotation (months)
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! Rating !! SH1 !! SH2 !! SH3 !! SH4
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| AE || 36 || 36 || 36|| 36
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Sea tours and shore tours for Sailors that have completed four sea tours will be 36 months at sea followed by 36 ashore until retirement.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 02:58, 14 January 2022

Aviation electrician's mate
Rating Badge AE.jpg
Rating insignia
Issued by: United States Navy
Type Enlisted rating
Abbreviation AE
Specialty Aviation

An aviation electrician's mate replacing a silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) on a F/A-18 Hornet generator

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

The Aviation Electrician's Mate was established as a rating in 1942.

Aviation electrician's mates maintain electrical and instrument systems, including power generation, conversion, and distribution systems; aircraft batteries; interior and exterior lighting; electrical control of aircraft systems, including hydraulic, landing gear, flight control, utility, and power plant engine, flight and non-instrument-type indicating and warning systems; automatic flight control and stabilization systems; aircraft compass systems; attitude reference systems; and inertial navigation systems. The primary "A" School training for AE's is located at Naval Aviation Technical Training Center aboard NAS Pensacola and is 15 weeks. Secondary "C" Schools are located at various locations nationwide with the most common being NAS Lemoore, CA and NAS Oceana, VA.[1]

Qualifications, Interests, and Working Environment

Personnel in this field must be U.S. citizens eligible for a security clearance. Vision must correct to 20/20. Must have full field of vision. Must have normal depth perception and color perception. Applicants in this career field will work on some of the most technologically advanced aircraft in the Navy.

Applicants should have an interest in aviation and working with or around aircraft. They should have a high degree of manual dexterity with tools, equipment, and machines for detailed precision work. They should have a strong interest in electrical or computer systems and be ready to tackle a tough academic curriculum in electronics training. They should have a desire to be resourceful parts of a team effort.

Normal color perception is required.

Helpful attributes include arithmetic knowledge, writing ability, speaking skills, good memory, and physical fitness. Sailors in this career field will perform duties at sea and ashore around the world. At various times they could be working at a land-based aircraft squadron or on board an aircraft carrier, either indoors or outdoors, in a shop environment or in office surroundings, and at a clean lab bench or in a garage-type situation. They work closely with others, require little supervision, and do mental and physical work of a technical nature. AT & AE ASVAB Test requirements.

Opportunities for placement in this career field are excellent for qualified personnel. About 13,000 men and women now work in the AE rating, and about 7,000 work in the AT rating.

Personnel in this rating are paid allowances (BAH, BAS, etc. if eligible) and billet pay (sea pay, flight pay, submarine pay, etc. if eligible), and basic pay based on years of military service and pay grade.

Sea Shore Rotation

AE Rating's Sea (SEA)(months)
Rating SEA1 SEA2 SEA3 SEA4
AE 54 48 48 36
Shore(SH) Rotation (months)
Rating SH1 SH2 SH3 SH4
AE 36 36 36 36

Sea tours and shore tours for Sailors that have completed four sea tours will be 36 months at sea followed by 36 ashore until retirement.

See also

References

  1. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"Navy enlisted manpower and personnel classifications". Bureau of Naval Personnel. US Navy. Archived from the original on 2 February 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-11. {{cite web}}: Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (|url-status= suggested) (help)

External links

[1]| Aviation Electrician's Mate

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