18 May 1999
This glossary and the Glossary of Navy Education and Training
Terminology are the reference sources to ensure common
NATRACOM. Terminology, definitions, and usage peculiar to the
NATRACOM are included in this listing.
Academic Instructor (AI). An individual whose primary duty is
instructing students during the academic portion of flight
Airborne Tactical Data Systems (ATDS). A course of NFO training,
leading to eligibility for assignment to fixed wing, early
warning (VAW) squadrons.
Aviation training form.
Aviation training jacket.
Attrition. Separation from training prior to successful
completion, either self-initiated (DOR), academic or flight
failure, or not physically qualified (NPQ); refer to Appendix D.
Aviation Physiology. The study of the functions of the human
body in the flight environment.
Brief. Conducted prior to a curriculum event to discuss all
aspects of the item (not graded), or a discussion of the flight
evolution as a whole.
A student who has successfully completed a phase of
Completion Date. A student is complete in the Primary phase when
his/her last syllabus flight is complete. If selected for Strike
training, the student's ATJ will be forwarded to the appropriate
Strike wing within five working days of the student's completion
of N-6 survival training. A student is complete in the
Intermediate/Advanced phase when he has completed his last
scheduled flight and his ATJ will be forwarded to the next
command in accordance with paragraph 306.
Country Liaison Officer (CLO). An officer or NCO of a foreign
military establishment selected by a government and attached to a
U.S. military activity for the primary purpose of assisting in
the administration of trainees of his/her home country. For
administrative purposes the CLO is considered to be in a trainee
Course Student. A student enrolled in training course. USN and
USMC students are standard course students while foreign, USCG,
and all other students are non-standard course students.