CNATRAINST 1542.109B CH-3
2 March 2004
T-45A TO T-45C TRANSITION
OBJECTIVE: To provide a NATOPS qualification in the T-45C for
designated T-45A Instructor Pilots.
Note 1: Required reading:
a. T-45C Instrument FTI (P-1204)
b/ T-45 FAM FTI (P-1212) for T-45C specifics
Required reading from T-45C NATOPS:
c. Part I, Chapter 2, Systems
d. Part I, Chapter 4, Limitations
e. Part III, Chapter 7, Shore Based Procedures
f. Part III, Chapter 8, Carrier Based Procedures
g. Part III, Chapter 9, Special Procedures
h. Part V, Chapter 12, Emergency Procedures
Equipment and Procedures
j. Part VIII, All, Weapons System
Note 2: Completion of Module 00 and Module 01 (Basic IUT) in the
T-45A are required prior to transition to the T-45C for IP's with
previous fleet glass cockpit experience.
Note 3: Completion of Module 00 and Module 01 (Basic IUT) and a
total of 150 hours in the T-45A are required prior to transition
to the T-45C for IP's with no previous fleet glass cockpit
Note 4: T-45A designated IP's with previous fleet glass cockpit
experience shall complete NA-16 in lieu of CO-5S, CO-6S, and NA-
15S. NA-23SX is only required if a T-45C OFT is available on
Note 5: T-45C qualified pilots can perform all syllabus overhead
flights (FORM, NFORM, WEPS, GUNS, ONAV, TACF/ACM, and CQ LEAD
Note 6: All pilots require 10 hours of First Pilot (FP) time,
including 1 hour of night time, prior to completion of NA-24X.
Note 7: Prior to initial T-45C carrier qualification, pilots
must complete a minimum of 1 CQ simulator and 4 FCLP periods.