behavioral traits that constitute unsafe or
abusive use of support equipment.
Your State Motor Vehicle Operator's License
becomes invalid (applies to self-propelled
support equipment only).
You intentionally misuse or abuse support
equipment. Once your yellow license has been
revoked, you must go through the entire Phase
1 and Phase 2 training to requalify for a new
Local misuse or abuse forms are generally
available and may be submitted by anyone witnessing
misuse or abuse regardless of the command to which
the person is attached. It is common practice aboard
stations for the support equipment division to have
roving patrols to observe and report misuse, abuse, and
discrepancies in all areas and spaces where support
equipment is used.
Reports can, and do, result in
disciplinary action for improper operation, negligence,
For additional information concerning
support equipment (SE) training, licensing, and
misuse/abuse, refer to Naval Aviation Maintenance
Program (NAMP), OPNAVINST 4790.2 (series).
What is the purpose of a preoperational card
for support equipment?
What total number of phases are there in the
Support Equipment Training and Licensing
What division is normally responsible for
phase 2 training of support equipment?
How long is your support equipment "yellow
license" good for from date of issue?
Who must sign your "yellow license" before
Who can submit a misuse/abuse report?
What instruction contains all the information
concerning support equipment (SE) training,
licensing, and misuse/abuse?
In this chapter you have identified the purpose and
function of different types of support equipment,
requirements, preoperational inspections, and the
requirements for support equipment training, licensing,