11 Apr 06
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 Qualifications Flight Procedures (CQFP-04
through CQFP-06X), one Night Formation flight (NFORM-05), CQ
simulators (CQ-01S and CQ-02S), Emergency Procedures simulator
(EP-12S), and CQ flights (CQ-03 through CQ-15X). CQFP-05 is the
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
Prior to completion of the Strike Flight syllabus, the
student must fly three night FCLPs under LSO control.
LSO talkdown passes may be flown anytime after CQ-05
but prior to CQ-14X.
CQ-15X will weigh 50% of the student's total CQ grade.
CQ-14X 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-15X.
Jacket review required prior to check flights.
A minimum of six FCLP type landings is required on each
flight prior to CQ-14X.
IFLOLS should be used to the maximum extent possible.
Night FCLPs shall not be flown before CQ-06.