AIR FORCE - AFMAN 20-116
PROPULSION LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT FOR AERIAL VEHICLES
|Publication Date:||13 April 2022|
Requirements herein apply to all AF propulsion items, including those which are military unique engines managed as Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) programs, except as noted below.
On a case-by-case basis, the AF Director of Propulsion (DoP) may grant an exemption from all or some of the requirements of this AFMAN for commercial gas turbine engines in service on AF commercial derivative aircraft, certified by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and maintained by CLS to the manufacturer's specifications. NOTE: The AF Life Cycle Management Center, Director of Propulsion (AFLCMC/LP) is the designated DoP.
Exemption requests need to:
Be submitted on applicable Program Executive Officer (PEO)/organizational
List impacted engine for which exemption is being requested;
Describe the issues and why the exemption is needed;
List the engine fleet size (current and future);
Identify engine ownership (AF owned or leased from);
Be approved and signed by the PEO/commander; and
When the DoP grants an exemption, the DoP and Program Manager (PM) will retain the approved exemption as part of the program and engine documentation, and the PM will document the exemption in the Life Cycle Sustainment Plan.
Requirements in this publication do not apply to:
Reciprocating or turbine engines that provide ground-based auxiliary/generator power.
Unique engine configurations installed on classified/experimen
Legacy engines not compliant with this publication will be identified to the DoP by the PM of the System on which the engine is used.