11 Apr 06
FAMILIARIZATION, OCF, NATOPS, AND INSTRUMENTS
1. Familiarization Stage. Familiarize the student with normal
and emergency procedures in the aircraft with emphasis on system
operations, flight characteristics, and landing techniques.
Includes: Cockpit Orientation (CO-01 through CO-10), Aviation
Student Indoctrination (ASI-08), Emergency Flight Procedures
(EMFP-01 through EMFP-11X), Emergency Procedures simulators
(EP-01S through EP-06SX), Course Rules (CR-02 and CR-03X),
Familiarization Flight Procedures (FAMFP-01 through FAMFP-03X),
Familiarization simulators and flights (FAM-01S through FAM-20),
Out-of-Control Flight Procedures (OCFFP-01 and OCFFP-02X), OCF
simulator (OCF-01S), and NATOPS review and examinations
(NATOPS-01 through NATOPS-03X).
Each student will have a primary and secondary flight
instructor designated prior to FAM-08. No more than
two flight events will be flown off-wing prior to
FAM-19 flight. FAM-18X shall not be flown with primary
or secondary instructors.
Open-book and closed-book NATOPS examinations shall be
completed prior to FAM-18X. NATOPS instructions and
examinations are administered by the squadron and are
Student must have flown one Straight-in, one Abeam and
one Overhead PA prior to completion of FAM-12.
Practice PAs will be flown to a full-stop only
FAM-08 may not be scheduled prior to completing RI-14X.
FAM-14 may be flown anytime after FAM-12, but prior to
Must have flown two Straight-in PAs, three Overhead
PA's, four Abeam PAs, and five breaks prior to
completion of FAM-17.
Flights do not need to be assigned incomplete for PAs,
provided students meet requirements of Notes 3 and 6.