Salvage. Materiel classified condemned that has some value in
excess of its basic material content.
It may contain serviceable
components, have the potential of being repaired or altered by the
purchaser to increase its value. A salvage item is further defined as
one that is clearly impractical to return to its originally intended
use without extensive major repairs or alterations.
FED LOG. An interactive personal computer based information
system that uses a CD-ROM (Compact Disk
Read Only Memory) data
source to provide a quick and easy reference to Federal logistical
Included in the FED LOG system are the Army Master Data
File (AMDF), Air Force Ship to Stock Record Account (SRAN), and Navy
To provide information and guidance, to persons
involved in the maintenance and disposal of aeronautical parts, on
issues and practices related to the disposition of aeronautical parts
To describe an acceptable means, but not the sole
means, of compliance.
The policy of the Department of the Army is to obtain fair
monetary value from property by assuring that property is forwarded to
insure a reasonable monetary return when offered as salable surplus
It is also the responsibility of the Army to ensure that
items that would be dangerous to public health or safety if released
in a defective, unserviceable or non-repairable condition are
prevented from any possible reuse.
Reportable components and
reportable items designated as FSCAP items that are in a condemned
status shall be mutilated before turn-in, to prevent re-entry into
civil or military aviation.
It is common practice for holders of aeronautical parts to
dispose of un-airworthy parts and materials by selling, discarding, or
transferring such items.
In some instances, these items have
reappeared in sales and active inventories in the aviation community.
Misrepresentation of the status of parts and materiel, coupled with
the ability to make such items appear airworthy, has resulted in the
unintended use of parts and materials in un-airworthy condition.
Section addresses actions that may prevent previously disposed of
un-airworthy parts from being reintroduced into the system.
Persons releasing unsalvageable aeronautical parts and materials
should consider the possibility of such parts later being
misrepresented and sold as airworthy.
Mutilating the unsalvageable
items before release may prevent such misrepresentation.
The turn-in documentation of unsalvageable aircraft that have
Federal reutilization prior to disposal through the DRMO must contain
the statement "Aircraft has not previously been screened by GSA".