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c. Designated Flight Leader. For all multi-plane flights
involving two or more flight instructors, the designated flight
leader will be responsible for compliance with OPNAVINST 3710.7S
and the provisions of paragraph 2a above. In all appropriate
cases, the designated instructor shall retain the formation
leader status as defined by OPNAVINST 3710.7S paragraphs 3.5.2
d. Aerobatic Maneuvers. Aerobatic maneuvers shall be
conducted in accordance with OPNAVINST 3710.7S.
NATOPS and Category I
(1) The IUT's working day from first scheduled event to
last on deck time should not exceed 12 hours.
(2) A minimum of 12 hours after landing shall elapse
between the IUT's last scheduled event and his first scheduled
event the following day.
(3) The maximum work week is 6 days followed by 2 days
off, except as waived in writing by the training air wing
(4) A maximum of two flights or three cross-country legs
may be scheduled in one day.
(5) All night flights shall takeoff no earlier than 30
minutes after official sunset.
(6) 1.5 hours of night time and three night instrument
approaches shall be accumulated prior to the IUT AN-02X. (These
requirements must be met during aircraft flights).
b. Subsequent Training. Schedule limitations of the work
day and work week shall be in accordance with local procedures.
4. Standardization. All simulator and flight events outlined
herein shall be conducted in accordance with the current CNATRA
flight training instructions (FTIs) and the T-45C NATOPS manual.
Standardization Evaluation (StanEval) of IUTs shall be executed
at the direction of the TRAWING commander. IUTs will normally be
trained in the following order: ASI, NATOPS, Category I, and
Category II. Follow-on training may be sequenced in any order.
It is impractical to have all flight instructors qualified in all
stages of the curriculum. The curriculum is subdivided into
categories to ensure flight instructor currency and proficiency.
Instructors will normally be authorized to instruct in no more
than two mission-oriented categories. This restriction of the
instructor qualification will ensure an adequate instructional
repetition rate. The squadron commanding officer may authorize