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Identify and explain the purpose of the following aviation community ratings:
AB
AC
AD
AE
AG
AK
AM
AO
AS
AT
AW
AZ
PR
PH
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AB
Aviation Boatswain's Mate: Operate, maintain and repair aircraft catapults, arresting gear and barricades. Direct A/C on FD and Hangers.
AC
Air Traffic Controller: Assists in teh essential safe, orderly and speedy flow of air traffic by directing and controlling aircraft.
AD
Aviation Machinist's Mate: To maintain, service, adjust and replace aircraft engines and accessories, as well as perform the duties of flight engineers.
AE
Aviation Electrician's Mate: Maintain, adjust and repair aircraft electrical power generating and converting systems; lighting, control and indicating systems.
AG
Aerographer's Mate: Navy's weather forecasters.
AK
Aviation Storekeeper: Ensure that materials and equipment needed by naval aviation activities are available and in good order.
AM
Aviation Structural Mechanic: Maintain and repair aircraft parts working with metals, alloys and plastics. Also maintain and repair safety equipment and hydraulic systems.
AO
Aviation Ordnanceman: maintain, repair, install, operate and handle aviation ordnance equipment.
AS
Aviation Support Equipment Technician: perform intermediate maintenance on aviation accessory equipment-"yellow gear"-at naval air stations and aboard carriers.
AT
Aviation Electronics Technician: responsible for the test, maintenance and repair of aircraft radio, radar and other electronic devices for rapid communication, navigation.
AW
Aviation Warfare Systems Operator:Operate airborne radar and electronic equipment used in detecting, locating and tracking submarines. also operate radars to provide information for aircraft and surface navigation and act as a helicopter-rescue crewmen.
AZ
Aviation Maintenance Administrationman: They plan, schedule and coordinate the maintenance workload, including inspections and modifications to aircraft and equipment.
PR
pack and care for parachutes, as well as service, maintain and repair flight clothing, rubber life rafts, life jackets, oxygen0-breathing apparatus, protective clothing and air-sea rescue equipment.
PH
Photographer's Mate: Photograph actual and simulated battle operations and make photo records of historic and newsworthy events for the navy.
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