This manual establishes standards, that apply to
maintenance and maintenance management of all Army aircraft, and
ancillary aeronautical equipment.
This manual applies to all elements of the Army
including the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, depots and
contractors engaged in the operation, maintenance, or storage of Army
aircraft, aviation associated equipment and applicable components
owned and managed by the Army, with the exception of Unmanned Air
For the purpose of this manual, definitions
contained in the following sections apply, in addition to those
contained in Army Regulation (AR) 310-25 (Dictionary of U.S. Army
The maintenance management standards contained in this manual
are established as basic mandatory requirements to which aeronautical
equipment will conform.
Specific maintenance tasks and inspections will be performed in
accordance with all appropriate publications; such as, Army
Regulations (AR), Technical Bulletins (TB), Technical Manuals (TM),
Electronic Technical Manuals (ETM), Interactive Electronic Technical
Manuals (IETM) and other applicable publications.
This manual is
categorized as a "general information publication;" therefore, if a
or technical publication conflicts with the requirements or
information in this manual, the regulation or technical publication
will take precedence, unless specifically stated otherwise.
For specific information pertaining to airframe mounted Aviation
Aircraft Record Keeping.
DA Pamphlet 738-751, Functional Users
Manual for The Army Maintenance Management System-Aviation (TAMMS-A),
is the Army's authority for the use, preparation and disposition of
Except for the special instructions
aircraft forms and records.
stated in this TM, letters of deviation, written correspondence from