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E. Airways Navigation.
After this stage, the student will be
(1) Plan a flight terminating away from home base utilizing
the high altitude jet route structure.
(2) Prepare, file, and close out an IFR flight plan.
(3) Execute the IFR flight plan without reference to a visual
horizon, using primary and degraded modes of flight
(4) Communicate in accordance with established procedures and
(5) After this stage, the student will have demonstrated the
aircraft control, communication and instrument navigation skills
during day or night, without reference to a visual horizon,
and navigation equipment required to achieve a Standard
Instrument Rating in accordance with OPNAVINST 3710.7T.
After this stage, the student will be able to:
(1) Control the aircraft during basic multiplane formation
maneuvering, section takeoff, and landing approaches, as solo in
day visual meteorological conditions VMC.
(2) Employ standard radio and visual signals.
(3) Perform air-to-air rendezvous.
(4) Integrate communication, lookout, and mutual support
tasks as both wingman and leader during basic multiplane
G. Night Familiarization. After this stage, the student will
achieve "safe for solo" qualification for takeoff, landing, and
enroute navigation during night VFR conditions.
H. Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP)/ Carrier Qualification.
After these stages, the student will be able to:
(1) Conduct solo, day/night, visual FCLP in a safe,
(2) Conduct solo, day, and visual shipboard operations,
including launch from shore base, transit, conduct landings on
the designated carrier, taxi on deck, catapult, and return to
shore base in a safe, professional manner.