Table 7-3.Aircraft Status Codes
STATUS CODES FOR USE WITH OPERATING AIRCRAFT
ASSIGNED PRIMARY USE
IN OPERATING STATUS 1/
FRS Aircrew Training
Operational Test and Evaluation
Developmental Test and Evaluation
TPS, Adversary, FTRG
Test Support Aircraft, Navy Operated
Search and Rescue
Note 1/ NASC FS reporting custodians will never report aircraft in Status code A .
Note 2/ Third position of operating status will be reported as follows:
1Aircraft in process of ASPA from preparation and inspection through assembly.
2Aircraft in process of depot repair on-site of reporting custodian.
Only A Status codes are "IN" material condition reporting status (MCRS).
Category 2Depreciation. An aircraft is stricken
for special administrative reasons. This category
in category 2 if the aircraft has depreciated by time and
includes strikes because of model obsoleteness, excess
usage to such an extent that its restoration to
to Navy requirements, diversion to ground training or
serviceability would be uneconomical or militarily
technical use, transfer to non-Navy recipients,
impractical. Only NAVAIRSYSCOM, with approval
intentional destruction in test or training, jettisoned,
of the CNO, may declare an aircraft eligible for
abandoned, cannibalized, or the planned expenditures
category 2 strike.
Category 3Administrative. An aircraft is
stricken in category 3 when it is stricken by the CNO
Category 4Completed Service Life. An aircraft
is stricken in category 4 if its eligibility for strike is due