AIR FORCE - AFI 21-136
AIRCRAFT SUN SHADE MANAGEMENT
|Publication Date:||20 July 2012|
Applies to all AF units possessing or procuring these equipment items to support logistics operations. It applies to any aircraft sun shade installed in the flight line or maintenance areas. This includes conventional force logistics units; nuclear and nuclear support units; cyber and space; special operations; wholesale-level procurement, sustainment, and maintenance; aerial port squadrons; logistics readiness squadrons; research, test, and development units. It does not include medical logistics, civil engineering logistics, security forces units and communications units.
Aircraft sun shades and other shelter types as defined below and addressed in this instruction are considered equipment items for accountability purposes and will be tracked/ accounted for on appropriate documents (i.e. R-14/R-15 or locally built accountability lists) and managed IAW AFMAN 23-122, Material Management Procedures, AFH 23- 123V2PT2, Materiel Management Systems and AFI 23-111, Management of Government Property in Possession of the Air Force. (T-1). Items will also be assigned locally generated identification numbers and tracked in the Maintenance Information System (MIS). (T-1). These assets are not listed on unit authorized equipment tables of allowance because they are not required support equipment for weapons systems. These assets are the responsibility of the owning organization. Commanders will ensure all other applicable organizations with appropriate subject matter expertise are involved in the procurement, installation, repair, sustainment, and replacement of these assets.
Purpose: Provide guidance and a standardized approach to procure and sustain these equipment items. Additionally, it outlines overall management responsibilities for aircraft sun shades, crew shelters and portable/inflatable shelters.