ADPAutomated Data Processing.
AEAviation Electricians Mate.
AEMSAircraft Engine Management System-An
automated engine management system that
provides on-line status and condition of any
engine, propulsion system, or module. The system
is used extensively by ACCs and other managers to
effect efficient distribution of engine assets.
AEPSAircrew Escape Propulsion System.
AERONAUTICAL ALLOWANCE LISTSLists
of equipment and material determined from known
or estimated requirements as necessary to place and
maintain aeronautical activities in a material
readiness condition. In the case of aerological and
photographic material, the requirement is extended
to all applicable naval activities.
AERONAUTICAL EQUIPMENTThe equipment
used within the maintenance complex that
contributes to the completion of the maintenance
mission. It includes aircraft, SE, aviators
equipment, and other similar devices.
AERONAUTICAL MATERIALAll the material
used in the operation and maintenance of aircraft.
AESRAeronautical Equipment Service Record
An insert to the basic aircraft logbook used as a
service record for various aircraft equipment, such
as power plants and propellers.
AGEThe process of accumulating operating service
AIMDAircraft Intermediate Maintenance Depart-
mentThe department of an aviation ship or NAS
responsible for the check, test, repair, or
manufacture of aeronautical components and SE
for the supported aircraft.
AIRAircraft Inventory Record.
AIRSAircraft Inventory Reporting System.
AIRCRAFTAn air vehicle, designed primarily for
flight in the atmosphere, that has incorporated in its
prime design the ability/requirement for human
AIRCRAFT AIRFRAMEThe structural compo-
nents, including the framework and skin of such
parts as the fuselage, empennage, wings, landing
gear (minus tires), and engine mounts.
AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT CONFIGURATION
LISTA listing of the avionics components
installed in aircraft, cross-referenced to applicable
ARRs, that contain the support requirements for
AIRCRAFT LOGBOOKA detailed service record
maintained for each individual aircraft.
equipment required for operation of the aircraft and
not considered an integral part of the airframe or
engine, such as wheels, brakes, hydraulic
equipment, fuel systems, deicing equipment,
anti-icing equipment, and other items regardless of
whether attached to the engine or airframe.
AIRWORTHINESS INSPECTIONApplicable to
commercial-off-the-shelf aircraft and provides for
a periodic standard D-level rework normally
performed per the manufacturers FAA-approved
maintenance requirements. This rework includes a
comprehensive inspection together with critical
defect corrosion correction and compliance with
outstanding FAA airworthiness directives and
approved manufacturers service bulletins.
AISAutomated Information System.
ALCOMAll Commands (Message).
ALMILACTAll Military Activities (Message).
ALSSAviation Life Support SystemItems of
equipment and clothing needed to allow aircrew
members and aircraft passengers to function within
all parameters of the flight environment., safely
egress from disabled aircraft and descend to the
surface, survive on land and water, and interface
with rescue forces.
AMAviation Structural Mechanic or Amendment.
AMCMAirborne Mine CountermeasuresAircraft
weapons systems used to detect and neutralize sea
Material Readiness List ProgramProvides data
required for effective management of selected SE
at all levels of aircraft maintenance. Within this
program, SERMIS and IMRL are significant.
AMOAssistant Maintenance Officer.
AMPN Amplification (Message).
AMRRAircraft Material Readiness Reporting.
AMSUAeronautical Material Screening Unit.