10 March 2003
Weather Safety Pilots (Shotgunning)
a. Shotgunning of any flight must have prior approval from
the commanding officer.
b. Weather safety pilots may not be used on a routine basis
for reasons other than adverse weather.
c. All weather safety pilots shall be designated
instructors and have at least two instructor under training (IUT)
flights in stage to shotgun a solo flight.
d. The weather safety pilot may award an unsatisfactory
grade for the flight only for the reasons specified in CNATRAINST
e. Shotgunning of solo flights for other than adverse
weather must have prior approval from the TRAWING commander.
f. The following flights shall not be shotgunned for any
reason: FAM-15, CQ-15X, and CQ-16X.
10. Emergency Procedures. Emergency procedures and malfunctions
must be learned in such a manner as to build student confidence
and establish safe aircraft operating proficiency. These
procedures will be introduced during academics/flight support
events and will then be reviewed and evaluated in the simulator
and/or aircraft as appropriate.
a. During each simulator event the "Emergency of the Day"
shall be exercised.
b. A satisfactory level of performance in all critical
emergency procedures is required prior to the first solo and
reviewed regularly thereafter.
c. The student shall successfully complete an oral
emergency procedures examination during the FAM-14X "safe for
solo" brief. The result of the oral examination shall be entered
in the remarks section of the ATF.
d. In order to maintain familiarity with emergency
procedures after completion of the pre-solo phase, the student
shall be graded on appropriate emergency procedures (simulated or
verbalized) on all flight events.