submission deadlines for Aircraft Accounting
preparation procedures. Instructions for the message
outline are shown in figure 7-7.
Each reporting custodian (including detachments
of operating commands) prepares the aircraft
accounting audit report (fig. 7-6) four times each year.
The report provides for automatic audit and correction
of the controlling custodian and the CNO data banks.
The report should be prepared by each reporting
custodian in message format.
Required Content of Report
The Aircraft Record "A" Card provides all of the
detailed information required by the audit report. Each
aircraft in the reporting custody of the unit at 2400 on
the reporting date (31 August, 30 November, 28 or 29
February, or 31 May) must be included in the report.
Aircraft received after or transferred before the
reporting date are excluded. Refer to figures 7-4 and
The completed report will be submitted by message
not later than 1600 on the third working day following
the date of the report.
Aircraft Accounting Audit Report Correction
To correct a previously submitted audit report by
using the message format, report the complete incorrect
line entry (previously submitted). Follow the report of
the incorrect line entry by the correct line entry as
indicated in OPNAV 5442.2.
Method of Transmission
Submit the completed report by naval message. Do
not combine Aircraft Accounting Audit Reports and
End of Quarter Engine Reports.
7-5 while reading aircraft accounting audit report
Name of report originator
Appropriate Aircraft Controlling Custodian (ACC) (for example, COMNAVAIRLANT,
When Deployed Under Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet,
(CINCLANTFLT) Operational Control, COMNAVAIRPAC and
Commander, Naval Air Reserve Force (COMNAVAIRESFOR)
Reporting Custodians Will Info COMNAVAIRLANT. Conversely,
COMNAVAIRLANT or COMNAVAIRESFOR Reporting Custodians
Under Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)
Operational Control Will Info COMNAVAIRPAC. In Addition,
COMNAVAIRSYSCOM, Cognizant Wing or Commanding General,
Fleet Marine Force (CGFMF) and Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) if
a Marine Corps Unit Will Also Be Info Addresses.
AIRCRAFT ACCOUNTING AUDIT REPORT (OPNAV 5442-6)
Unit Name, Report Date MMDDYY, PUC 000001
A. Bureau Number.
C. Date of Action.
E. Status Code.
F. Model Designation.
G. Period Number.
H. Period End Date.
L. Aircraft Service Period Adjustment/Paint and Corrosion Evaluation (ASPA/PACE).
M. Operating Service Months.
W. Flying Hours In Period.
X. Flying Hours In Life.
Z. Delete/Correct (if necessary).
Figure 7-7.Aircraft Accounting Audit Report message outline.