05 April 2004
(5) The IUT should be able to demonstrate required levels
of proficiency without SI assistance. However, instruction is
allowed on check rides and IUTs may reaccomplish maneuvers at the
The check shall be incomplete
Incomplete Check Ride.
(1) Any critical (+) item was not flown, or
(2) The SI was unable to sample sufficient examples of a
given maneuver to assess the IUT's overall performance.
(3) EXCEPTIONS. The check is complete and the overall
grade is Unsatisfactory if:
(a) Any critical item is below MIF, or
(b) More than two noncritical items were graded F/3
where G/4 is required, or
(c) Any maneuver is U/2.
Special Instructions and Restrictions
a. Schedule limitations for IUTs will be left to the
discretion of the FITU or cognizant squadron, but consistent with
the provisions of OPNAVINST 3710.7S.
b. All IUT flights will be conducted in accordance with the
current NATOPS/Technical Orders, FTIs, and local SOPs. No
deviations from standard maneuvers are authorized except in cases
c. Completion of the NATOPS stage as described in this
instruction meets the NATOPS qualification requirements for the
curriculum are authorized when warranted by previous experience
TRAWING commander approval and shall be annotated in writing in
the Instructor Training Jacket.
e. Block G0004, GTIP, and block G1002, Flight Instructor
Training Course may be completed at any time throughout the
course of instruction. Successful completion of both blocks is
required prior to being designated as a T-1A/T-39N/G Flight