AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT CONFIGURATION
ACCOUNTABILITY--The obligation imposed
upon any person authorized to have public
LIST--A listing of the avionics components
installed in aircraft, cross-referenced to applicable
allowance requirements registers that contain the
the property, or evidence of its authorized
disposition when directed by proper authority or
upon proper occasion.
A L L OWA N C E I T E M S -- I t e m s t h a t a p p e a r i n
a u t h o r i z e d a l l ow a n c e d o c u m e n t s , s u c h a s
ACCOUNTABLE ACTIVITY--Activities that
C O S A L , S H O R C A L , a n d AV C A L w i t h a n
receive and issue materials in and out of a stores
account (NSA or APA), maintain required records,
and submit returns that reflect current inventory
A L L OWA N C E L I S T -- A l i s t o f d o c u m e n t s
specifically tailored to an activity that identifies
items/parts needed for support of maintenance of
ACCOUNTABLE OFFICER--An officer charged
by law, regulation, or lawful order with the
responsibility for public funds or property. In
ALLOWED ITEMS--Items, both allowance and
fulfilling this responsibility he/she must maintain
nonallowance, that qualify for local stock, or items
accurate records, ensure that the funds or property
authorized to be procured as DTO material for
are properly used, and submit periodic returns that
immediate or planned use.
reflect current inventory status.
APA--Appropriations Purchase Account. Material
ACCOUNTING PERIOD--A definite period of time
purchased by a bureau or command that has been
fi xe d b y l aw o r a d m i n i s t r a t ive a c t i o n , f o r
charged to appropriated funds. The material is
assembling, recording, or reporting accounting
then available for issue to end-users without
charge to operating funds.
ACTIVITY ADDRESS CODE--A six-character
A P P O I N T I N G O F F I C I A L -- A n i n d iv i d u a l
code, consisting of the service code (N, R, or V)
designated in writing by the approving official.
and the unit identification code (UIC), that
W h e n a u t h o r i z e d , t h e a p p o i n t i n g o ffi c i a l
identifies a specific activity and translates to a
approves or disapproves reports of survey only
clear text address.
when there is no evidence of negligence or abuse.
The appointing official is normally senior to the
AEL--Allowance Equipage List. Contains the
responsible officer, accountable officer, and
onboard allowance of equipage and supplies to
survey officer. For supply system stocks held in
support the ship's mission.
SAC 207, the appointing official is normally the
A E RO N AU T I C A L E Q U I P M E N T -- A i r c r a f t ,
supply officer. The appointing official may act as
support equipment, aviator's equipment, and
the survey officer.
other similar devices.
APPROPRIATION SYMBOL--A symbol used to
AERONAUTICAL MATERIAL--All the material
identify a specific appropriation on accounting
used in the operation and maintenance of aircraft.
A I R C R A F T C O N T RO L L I N G C U S TO D I A N
A P P R O P R I AT I O N -- A n a u t h o r i z a t i o n f r o m
( AC C ) -- T h e a i r c o m m a n d s a n d N ava l A i r
Congress to obligate public funds (known as
Systems Command (NAVAIR) that exercise
obligations) for specific purposes and to make
administrative control of assignment,
payments from the treasury to pay those
employment, and logistics support of certain
obligations. The making of these obligations and
aircraft and aircraft engines as specified by the
payments are restricted by time and monetary