10 March 2003
FORMATION AND INSTRUMENTS
1. Formation Stage. Develop basic section and division
formation flying skills and to provide additional landing
Includes: Formation Flight Procedures (FFP-01 through FFP-08X),
Emergency Procedures simulator (EP-08S), and Formation simulators
and flights (FORM-01S through FORM-26).
EP-08S shall be flown after FORM-01S and prior to FORM-08X.
Student must complete two takeoff running rendezvous
and two section breaks prior to FORM-08X.
Student formation lead events (FORM-10 through FORM-13)
shall be flown any time after FORM-09 and prior to the
end of the stage.
Student must have one division takeoff running/CV
rendezvous and one division break at the field prior to
Division FORM may be completed as three-plane flights.
However, either FORM-23 or FORM-24 must be flown as a
Jacket review required prior to check flights.
2. Familiarization/Night Familiarization/Airways Navigation.
This is a continuation of training initiated in other modules.
Includes: Familiarization flights (FAM-16 through FAM-18), Night
Familiarization flight (NFAM-05), and Airways Navigation flights
(AN-13 through AN-15).
FAM-16 must be completed prior to FORM-08X.
NFAM-05 should be flown after FORM-01S and prior to FORM-22.
FAM-17 must be completed prior to FORM-20X.
FAM-18 must be completed prior to FORM-25X.