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Chen, Ping-Yi

  • Award type:2018Model airborne crew
  • Date of award:2019-05-15
  • Release Date:2019-05-15

Mr. Chen has the following achievements:

1. He established training programs for ground crew to improve aircraft serviceability of the Corps for the support of the fleet for airborne tasks and better safety; training programs were provided to:
213 trainees in 2014;
226 trainees in 2015;
441 trainees in 2016; and
578 trainees in 2017.
2. He organized 108 TAFT meetings for the Corps in 2016 and 2017 to keep up with the TAFT training schedule: the training was provided to:
49 trainees in 5 classes of basic Blackhawk maintenance program;
8 trainees in 2 avionics classes of basic Blackhawk maintenance program;
20 trainees in 5 classes of Blackhawk aircrew chief program;
10 trainees in 2 classes of Blackhawk ground crew program;
8 trainees in 2 classes of Blackhawk crew chief instructor program;
4 trainees in 2 classes of Blackhawk nighttime offshore search and rescue crew chief instructor program;  
3. Receiving of 9 Blackhawk helicopters of the Corps in 4 batches from port to Ching-Chuan-Kang Airport, Taichung in 2015, 2016 and 2017; Mr. Chen coordinated with all departments involved for any possible contingency scenarios and received all 9 Blackhawks in 4 batches for a job well done.
4. Mr. Chen has been participating in forward-looking projects since Jan 2012. He attended project management meetings and was in charge of industrial cooperation and communication with American suppliers for 2-year initial material preparation, machines and tools and test equipment for Blackhawks.  
5. He is in charge of coordination with all branches of armed force for maintenance support, crew training and aviation material allocation for the Corps’ Blackhawk fleet. He has done a great job in coordinating with the Army for repairing the fuselage damage of NA-705, firewall in the engine compartment of NA-701, and Navy for assistance in training of replacing the bushings of central horizontal stabilizer, and Air force for exchange of APU generators for the Blackhawks, as to effectively shorten the maintenance schedule for the Corps’ Blackhawk fleet and improve the availability of the helicopters.
6. In 2016 and 2017, he coordinated with the Army Aviation Depot to help with the initiation check on the 150 Air Fighter suits and calibration of 176 lifesaving bladders for a shorter operation schedule, which saved the budget for outsourcing for calibrations while the Corps was replacing with new Blackhawks.
7. He helped with 3 revisions of air crew chief mission equipment operation test plan and 5 revisions of air crew chief mission equipment operation training plan.
8. As part of the crew staff, Mr. Chen has a great sense of responsibility and always works together with his coworkers to get the jobs done.