4.3 Inspection conditions. Unless otherwise specified (see 6.2), all
inspections shall be conducted under the following conditions:
Air temperature 73
Relative humidity 56 ± 30%
Barometric pressure 28.5 + 2.0 inches mercury (Hg)
4.4 First article inspection. Unless otherwise specified (see 6.2), the
Government shall select one kit produced under the production contract for
first article inspection. First article samples shall be inspected as
specified in table II. Approval of the first article sample by the
Government shall not relieve the contractor of his obligation to supply kits
that are fully representative of those inspected as a first article sample.
Any changes or deviation of the production units from the first article
sample shall be subject to the approval of the contracting officer.
4.4.1 First article inspection failure. Test item deficiencies during,
or as a result of, the first article test shall be cause for rejection of the
items until evidence has been provided by the contractor that corrective
action has been taken to eliminate the deficiency. Any deficiency found
during, or as a result of, the first article test shall be evidence that all
items already produced prior to completion of the first article test are
similarly deficient unless contrary evidence satisfactory to the contracting
officer is furnished by the contractor, Such deficiencies on all items shall
be corrected by the contractor. The Government shall not accept products
until first article testing is completed to the satisfaction of the
Classification of inspections.