l Special equipment items essential to the health,
safety, and morale of the crew. Some examples are
bedding, life rafts, and first aid kits.
l Equipment/material required for the protection
of the aircraft during flight and overnight storage. Some
examples are covers, control locks, and plugs.
l Pilferable items or items that are readily
convertible to personal use. Some examples are clocks,
tool kits, compasses, and mirrors.
. All classified items, whether installed or
provisioned for installation, have been incorporated on
the aircraft except when items are accounted for by an
authorized classified material accounting system during
aircraft transferring actions.
l All items of loose equipment applicable to an
aircraft that are designated for transfer by the
ACC/TYCOM/NAVAIR whenever the aircraft is
l All mission essential equipment that cannot be
installed in a given aircraft or configured for other
The following are items excluded from an AIR:
l Equipment rigidly fixed and considered to be a
basic/integral part of the aircraft. Some examples are
engines, propellers, wheels, and brakes.
l Personal issue items that are furnished and
authorized by squadron allowance.
@ Equipment/material authorized by the IMRL.
. Equipment/material that is provided on less than
a one-per-aircraft basis and is accounted for by another
material accounting system,
. ACC/TYCOM controlled material.
Preparation of Air
The aircraft manufacturer prepares the AIR and
delivers them with individual aircraft. A copy of the AIR
for each block or series is forwarded to NAVAIR for
approval prior to delivery to the Navy. The proposed
AIR includes the CFE/GFE MESM-related items that
will be provided following the delivery of aircraft.
NAVAIR is responsible for determining the accuracy
and adequacy of the AIR. Aso, NAVAIR is responsible
for ensuring the AIR have complete item identification
and part numbers covered by the contract. The cognizant
Army, Navy, Air Force plant representative or Defense
Contract Administrative Services Representative
(DCASR) is responsible for providing NAVAIR with the
proposed AIR. Also, they are responsible for providing
NAVAIR a copy of the AIR actually delivered for each
aircraft block or series.
Use and Maintenance of Air
The following paragraphs describe the
responsibilities of activities in the use and maintenance
NAVAIR. NAVAIR is the sole authority for
and revisions of AIR. Forward
recommendations for changes and revisions, with
justifications, via the chain of command. NAVAIR also
provide assistance, as required, to resolve supply
support problems that cause long-term AIR shortages.
ACC/TYCOM. The ACC/TYCOM provides
assistance required for developing and maintaining
standard AIR, within T/M/S aircraft, of their
CFA. The cognizant field activity (CFA) is
responsible for assisting in the maintenance of standard
AIR within T/M/S aircraft. CFA also provides NAVAIR
with recommended changes to T/M/S MAIR based on
applicable technical directives or changes.
LOST OR DESTROYED AIR. In the event an
AIR becomes lost or destroyed, the reporting custodian
reconstructs the AIR. The reporting custodian can use a
copy of the MAIR provided by NAVAIR and a physical
ADDITIONAL COPIES OF FORMS. When
the AIR is completely used, additional copies of the
specific forms may be obtained from the proper supply
point. Insert the additional forms in the record after
listing the items as shown in the originals. The
inventories recorded on the new forms are numbered in
sequence, starting with the first subsequent transfer.
When the second subsequent transfer has been recorded
on the new forms, you may destroy the superseded
Aircraft Transfer and Acceptance
Immediately upon receipt of notification of transfer,
the activity must perform the aircraft inventory. The
inventory should include all equipment specifically
assigned to the aircraft. This includes AIR, MESM, and
items that will be shipped separately on DD Form 1149.
The transferring activity forwards the loose
equipments and DD Form 1149 to supply for shipment.