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Part 241 - Form 41 B-43 Inventory of Airframes and Aircraft Engines


OMB NO: 2138-0013


Paperwork Reduction Act Burden Statement

A federal agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, nor shall a person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with a collection of information subject to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act unless that collection of information displays a current valid OMB Control Number. The OMB Control Number for this information collection is 2138-0013. Public reporting for Schedule B-43, Inventory of Airframes and Aircraft Engines, is estimated to be approximately 8 hours per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, completing and reviewing the collection of information. All responses to this collection of information are mandatory, as authorized by 14 CFR, Part 241. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: Information Collection Clearance Officer, Lei Tang, OAI/BTS, RTS-42, Room E34-413, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C. 20590 or e-mail –


RECORD DESCRIPTION: B43 – Inventory of Airframes and Aircraft Engines - Group I-, I+, II & III

Field Description Data Type Length Comments Sample Data
Form Type Character 4 B-43
Air Carrier Code Character 3 UA
Year Numeric ccyy 2011
Month Ended Numeric mm 12
Year of First Airframe Delivery Numeric ccyy 2010
Airframe Manufacturer Serial no. Character 20 1191
Airframe License Number Character 8 N000XX
Date Acquired or Placed in Service Numeric ccyymmdd 20100101
Usual Seat Configuration Numeric 4 124
# of Aircraft Engines Character 5 Engines by Type 2 GE
Manufacturer Character 50 Airbus Industries
Aircraft Type Code Numeric 4 6981
Type, Model and Cabin Design Character 25 A-319-PSGR
Available Capacity Numeric 12 Capacity in pounds 35100
Acquired Cost or Capitalized Value Numeric 15 12345678
Allowance for Depr. or Amortization Numeric 15 123456
Depr. Cost or Amortized Value Numeric 15 23232323
Estimated Residual Value Numeric 15 45454545
Est. Depreciation or Amortizable Life Numeric 3 300
Owned/Lease Type Character 1 O, a, b
Operating Status Character 1 N, Y


The B43 – Inventory of Airframes and Aircraft Engines reports must be created as an electronic “comma separated values” file, using ASCII text character encoding, for uploading via the “eSubmit” application.

The comma separated values file MUST BE indicated when naming the file, by using the letters [CSV] or [csv] following the file name, as the file name extension.

The file name is flexible and may be determined by the individual air carrier, but the comma separated values (csv) file format is required, as outlined in the rule entitled, Submitting Airline Data via the Internet.

The fields in the sample record shown below follow the same order as the above record description, separated by commas, and saved with the file name extension of .csv.

Suggested file name: XX201003-B43.csv

Sample Record Format:

B-43,UA,2011,12,2010,1191,N000XX,20100101,124,2 GE,Airbus Industries,6981,A-319-PSGR,35100,12345678,123456,23232323,45454545,300,O,N

B-43,UA,2011,12,2010,1191,N000XX,20100101,124,2 GE,Airbus Industries,6981,A-319-PSGR,35100,12345678,123456,23232323,45454545,300,O,Y

B-43,UA,2011,12,2010,1191,N000XX,20100101,124,2 GE,Airbus Industries,6981,A-319-PSGR,35100,12345678,123456,23232323,45454545,300,a,N

B-43,UA,2011,12,2010,1191,N000XX,20100101,124,2 GE,Airbus Industries,6981,A-319-PSGR,35100,12345678,123456,23232323,45454545,300,a,Y

B-43,UA,2011,12,2010,1191,N000XX,20100101,124,2 GE,Airbus Industries,6981,A-319-PSGR,35100,12345678,123456,23232323,45454545,300,b,N

B-43,UA,2011,12,2010,1191,N000XX,20100101,124,2 GE,Airbus Industries,6981,A-319-PSGR,35100,12345678,123456,23232323,45454545,300,b,Y

Leased Type: a = Capital Lease, b = Operating Lease, O = Owned

Operating Status: Y = Yes, N = Not operating