JOINT AIRFRAME CONDITION EVALUATION(JACE)
INTRODUCTIONAND GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1.1 The Joint Airframe Condition Evaluation (JACE) criteria provide a method for the
(Department of Defense (DoD)) Users of the H-60 derivative airframe to identify candidates
that require corrective depot-level maintenance action.
1.1.2 These criteria replace the Airframe Condition Evaluation (ACE), as used previously
in the U.S. Army and Air Force.
The JACE pertains principally to structural parts that are replaceableat depot level.
SCOPE: This publication will provide the JACE evaluators with the information required to
perform JACE satisfactorily.
EQUIPMENT AND PUBLICATIONS
1.3.1 The following equipment must be in the possession of each member of the JACE
(1) Inspection mirrors (2 each).
(2) Flashlights (2 each) and spare batteries.
(3) Pocket magnifying lens - 1OX (1 each).
(4) Pointed probe (1 each).
(5) Caliper or other suitable tool for measuring fastener diameters ( I each).
1.3.2 In addition to the specific equipment required by each team member, the following
equipment must be in the general possession of each JACE Team:
(1) Portable computer (1 each) with the following minimum capability: IBM PC
compatible (120 megabyte (Mb) hard drive) with an internal faxmodem (14.4 Kbps,
(2) JACE electronic data form executable file backup program disk (1 each) (GFE).
(3) Blank data diskettes (high density), quantity adequate for mission needs.
1.3.3 Technical publications; Army and Air Force administrative publications; and
other useful publications should be available in the libraries of the installations or units
visited, if needed. This document represents the only technical publication that the JACE
Team must possess.