3.6.5 Retention. - The torsional load applied to each bolt and
wingnut that retains the headrest shall be such that the headrest shall
not change position when subjected to the vibration specified in 3.4.1
and shall be operable at the temperatures specified in 3.4.2.
4. QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS
4.1 Responsibility for inspection.- Unless otherwise specified in
the contract or purchase order, the supplier is responsible for the per-
formance of all inspection requirements as specified herein. Except as
otherwise specified, the supplier may utilize his own facilities or any
other facilities suitable for the performance of the inspection require-
ments specified herein, unless disapproved by the Government. The
Government reserves the right to perform any of the inspections set forth
in the specification where such inspections are deemed necessary to assure
supplies and service conform to prescribed requirements.
4.1.1 General provisions. - The component and subassembly inspection
requirements of MIL-F-13926 form a part of the quality assurance provisions
of this specification. Definition of inspection terms shall be as listed
4.2 First article (initial production) approval.- The requirement
for first article approval and the responsibility (Government or contractor)
for first article testing shall be as specified in the contract. The
sample for first article approval tests shall consist of three (3) mounts
plus three (3) each of all items covered by SQAP. The sample shall be
manufactured in the same manner, using the same materials, equipment,
processes, and procedures as used in regular production. All parts and
materials, including packaging and packing, shall be obtained from the same
source of supply as used in regular production.
4.2.1 Government testing. - When the Government is responsible for
conducting first article approval tests, the contractor, prior to submitting
the sample to the Government, shall inspect the sample to insure that it
conforms to all the requirements of the contract and submit a record of
this inspection with the sample, including certificates of conformance for
4.2.2 Contractor testing. - When the contractor is responsible for
conducting first article approval tests, the sample shall be inspected by
the contractor for all the requirements of the contract. The sample and a
record of this inspection, including certificates of conformance for
materials, shall be submitted to the Government for approval. The Govern-
ment reserves the right to witness the contractor inspection.
4.3 Inspection provisions.
4.3.1 Submission of product.- Unless otherwise specified by the