08 April 2004
CARRIER QUALIFICATION - PHASE II
OBJECTIVE: Prepare the student for carrier based operations in
swept wing aircraft with emphasis on pattern, interval, power
control, attitude control, airspeed control, glideslope control,
corrections and carrier sense. Performance events/flights are
designed to perfect student skills in preparation for a field
qualification and a qualification flight at the ship.
Includes: Carrier Qualification Flight Procedures (CQFP-04
through CQFP-06X), a Night Formation flight (NFORM-05), a Night
Familiarization flight (NFAM-06), CQ simulators (CQ-01S and
CQ-02S), Emergency Procedures simulator (EP-12S), and CQ flights
(CQ-03 through CQ-14X). CQFP-05 is the Ship's Brief.
A maximum of three (3) CQ flights may be scheduled in
A day or night front seat landing within the previous
three calendar days is a prerequisite for a night CQ
All CQ night flights shall take off no earlier than 30
minutes after official sunset.
Night solo flights require an operating radar altimeter.
Prior to completion of the Strike Flight syllabus, the
student must fly a total of three night FCLPs under LSO
LSO talkdown passes may be flown anytime after CQ-04 but
prior to CQ-13X.
CQ-14X will weigh 50% of the student's total CQ grade.
CQ-13X is a non-graded flight and only "Headwork" and
"Procedures" will be graded.
Fourteen (14) graded passes are required, of which ten
will be traps to complete CQ-14X.
Jacket review required prior to check flights.