This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) applies as general guidance to users of all hose and hose assembly types used in aerospace applications. See 6.4 for similar guidance for non-aerospace applications.
The purpose of this document is to provide general guidance to users in the selection, installation, inspection and maintenance of hose assemblies. The user must determine actual characteristics and performance requirements for each application.
AIR5386 has been reaffirmed to comply with the SAE five-year review policy.