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3. Night Familiarization Stage. Develop the SNA's night flying
ability with emphasis on the instrument aspects of night flying,
and night landing technique.
Includes: Night Familiarization Flight Procedures (NFAMFP-01
through NFAMFP-03X), and Night Familiarization simulator and
flights (NFAM-01S through NFAM-04).
A day or night front seat landing within the previous 24
hours is a prerequisite for night solo flight.
All night flights shall takeoff no earlier than 30
minutes after official sunset.
Night solo flights require an operating radar altimeter.
Jacket review required before check flight.
4. Instrument Rating Stage. Enable the student to navigate a
jet aircraft from takeoff to landing via airways and in terminal
Traffic Control regulations. Successful completion of this stage
will warrant issuance of a USN standard instrument rating.
Includes: Instrument Rating Flight Procedures and Examinations
(IRFP-01 through IRFP-04X) and Instrument Rating simulators and
flights (IR-01S through IR-07X).
Two out and in flights (outside the local area) are
required in the AN/IR syllabus prior to IR-07X. A
cross-country with at least four legs may be substituted
for this requirement.
Jacket review and successful completion of instrument
examinations are required within 60 days prior to IR-
07X. IRFP-03X is a paper/pencil open-book test and
IRFP-04X is a CAI examination.
AIRWAYS NAVIGATION FLIGHT
AIRWAYS NAVIGATION STAGE
AIRWAYS NAVIGATION ONE