18 May 1999
100. GENERAL. The CNATRA Student Naval Aviator Training and
Administrative Manual is designed to provide a single source
document setting forth policy, guidance and procedures in support
of student naval aviator training. Matters concerning other
Naval Air Training Command (NATRACOM) programs will be found in
separate CNATRA instructions.
101. PURPOSE AND SCOPE. The manual prescribes flight training
grading procedures and special procedures for the processing of
student naval pilots, student naval flight officers and student
102. CHANGE PROCEDURES. Recommendations for change to this
manual or the inclusion of new matter are submitted to CNATRA
(N3). Copies of recommendations should be provided to other
interested training air wing (TRAWING) commanders for
103. ADDITIONAL COPIES. Additional copies of this manual and
changes thereto may be procured from CNATRA (N1221).
104. CHANGE TRANSMITTALS. Change transmittals are changes or
corrections to the manual issued by CNATRA. Changes are issued
as printed pages or as pen and ink changes. The Record of
Changes page is provided to record all changes. Upon receipt of
a change, the custodian of the manual should check the change
page to ascertain that all changes have been incorporated.
105. WORDING. The concept of word usage and intended meaning
which has been adhered to in preparing this manual is as follows:
a. "Shall" has been used only when application of a procedure
b. "Should" has been used only when application of a procedure
c. "May" and "need not" have been used only when application
of a procedure is optional.
d. "Will" has been used only to indicate futurity, never to
indicate any degree of requirement.
106. UNFORESEEN SITUATIONS. TRAWING commanders and Commanding
Officer (CO), Naval Aviation Schools Command (NAVAVSCOLSCOM)
shall contact CNATRA for final determination, when situations
arise not specifically covered by this manual.