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students, passengers, etcetera, will be briefed by the flight
leader in the briefing area. Although students may be briefed
early on fundamental techniques, all members of the flight will
be in attendance for the final "conduct of flight" portion of the
a. Briefing. The minimum items that must be briefed with
all members of the flight present are as follows:
(2) Sequence of events.
(4) Flight breakup and rendezvous instructions, including
break interval at home field.
(5) Lead changes.
(6) Exceptions, omissions, additions, and substitutions
to maneuvers and procedures described in the FTI and the briefing
guide for the specific curriculum.
(7) No radio (NORDO) procedures.
(8) Applicable emergency procedures.
(9) Aircrew coordination procedures.
Students may brief late stage flights.
b. Debriefing. Timely debriefing of each simulator and
flight event is an essential part of the learning process. The
minimum items that shall be covered in the debrief are:
(1) Overall review of the event plan in chronological
order; citing completion, omissions, and deletions of
(2) Accomplishment of learning objectives.
(3) Specific comments on above average (AA), below
average (BA), and unsatisfactory (UNSAT) performance. Discussion
should focus on causes as well as effects of performance.
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 with the provisions of paragraphs 2a and 2b above. In all
appropriate cases the designated instructor shall retain the