Table 7-3.Aircraft Status CodesContinued
Y 0 0
1 S 0
STATUS CODES FOR USE WITH RETIREMENT AND STRIKE AIRCRAFT
to completion of its service life. Completion of service
Item KAcceptance Date. This item is used to
life is determined by the NAVAIRSYSCOM and is
report the acceptance date of new aircraft, reinstated
based on analysis of the material condition of the
aircraft, or receipt of an aircraft from another aircraft
aircraft and current OPNAV directives.
controlling custodian. For new aircraft, the date the
An aircraft is always stricken in the lowest
numbered category when more than one category is
applicable. For example, an aircraft eligible for strike
by reason of completed service life should be stricken
in category 4 unless strike damage is also involved.
When damage is also involved the aircraft should be
stricken in category 1.
Navy accepted custody from the contractor is entered.
In the case of reinstatement of a previously stricken
Navy aircraft, the original acceptance date (when the
aircraft was new) is reported.
Category 5Aircraft Damage-Repairable. Strike
and Damage code 5 (1 through 4 apply to strikes only)
pertains to aircraft that have been damaged, and repair
was deemed to be economically feasible.
The first character of a Strike/Damage Code is the
number that denotes damage or one of the four
categories of strike. The second character indicates the
employment or use of the aircraft; the third character
denotes cause or condition; and the fourth character
indicates the disposition of the aircraft. The Strike code
1AA2 indicates an aircraft stricken in category 1 due to
damage sustained in flight during unit training and that
the wreckage of the aircraft was inaccessible.
Item LAircraft Service Period Adjustment
(ASPA)/Paint and Corrosion Evaluation (PACE).
ASPA evaluates the material condition of an aircraft
that is at or near its PED for authorization to operate
beyond the operating service period outlined in
Policies and Peacetime Planning Factors Governing
The Use of Naval Aircraft, OPNAVINST 3110.11.
Upon completion of an ASPA inspection, adjustment
of the PED and operating service months
(OPSERMOS) may be required.
Item MOperating Service Months Ac-
cumulated at PED. For aircraft that are undergoing a
standard service life, this number will represent the
total accumulation of OPSERMOS as of the end
month and year reported in item H (PED). If item H
represents a future date, as in the case of an aircraft that