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This dialog box appears when you right-click a work order and select
Cannibalize Auth in the Active Work Order Query window.
1 Enter the Modex. 2 Click Finish.
For detailed procedures, see Cannibalization Authorization (on page
375). Chapter 5 Maintenance Subsystem 377 Cannibalization MCN Selection
This dialog box appears with a list of MCNs that Maintenance Control
authorized for cannibalization actions. These MCNs are against the
aircraft from where parts (consumable or repairable) will be removed.
The box displays the reference icon (Incomplete or Higher Authority) to
indicate the type of cannibalization action.
! Incomplete - Cannibalization act was completed and the required
replacement part is yet to be ordered. ! Higher Authority - Cannibalization act is dictated by higher authority
when parts are not available anywhere. The box displays the following buttons:
Authorization Cancels the cannibalization
act authorization. OK Accepts the cannibalization
act authorization. Cancel Returns to the previous
window. Select the appropriate MCN and click OK.
For procedures, see Cannibalization Authorization (on page 375). 378 User Guide Optimized NALCOMIS OMA Cannibalization Processing
Cannibalization is the process of removing a functioning consumable or
repairable component from one aircraft to be installed in another so it can
accomplish its assigned missions. This process is necessary when
replacement parts are in short supply or their repair cannot be done
expeditiously due to lack of parts, facility, or technical repair expertise.
The Cannibalization Wizard was developed for maintenance managers
and technicians to facilitate the performance of this task, as the system
does various steps behind the scenes during the cannibalization process.
There are different types of cannibalization wizards and they can be
accomplished either from the Aircraft VED window or from the Active
Work Order Query window. Whichever area you start from, the wizard
takes you step by step from the start to finish. There are remarks and
notes that you will respond to that properly completes the cannibalization
Note 1: Make sure that the DDSN auto-assign capability from the
Material Control Subsystem DDSN Range Update group is turned on.
Note 2: The Cannibalization Authorized icon
adjacent to the aircraft icon to indicate that the aircraft has been approved
for cannibalization processing.
Note 3: The Incomplete Cannibalization icon
that appears next to a
Cannibalization Authorized icon indicates that there is a work order that
must be signed off following a Cannibalization Wizard - Urgent without
For procedures, see the following topics:
! Cannibalization Wizard (on page 379) ! Cannibalization Authorization (on page 375) Chapter 5 Maintenance Subsystem 379 Cannibalization Wizard
The Cannibalization Wiz option on the Aircraft VED enables you to
select and perform the appropriate cannibalization. This option is...
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