10 October 2000
1. Sequencing. The T-45A Jet Transition Strike Flight
Instructor Training Curriculum is comprised of 12 flight stages.
Training events are sequenced in nine distinct modules, which
integrate academic instruction, flight support lectures,
simulator and aircraft flight instruction. The general
sequencing guidelines follow:
ASI lessons may be sequenced any order.
Academic lessons in any order.
SEAT-01 prior to CO-02S.
ACT-01 completed prior to CO-02S.
BI-01S after BIFP-07X.
CR-02 and CR-03X prior to FAMFP-01.
EP-03S after FAM-03 but prior to FAM-12X.
BI-10X prior to FAM-03.
NATOPS Examinations, OCF-01S, OCF-02, and
EP-03S prior to FAM-12X.
Can be flown concurrently with Module 04.
EP-04S prior to FCLP-19X.
IRFP-03X prior to IR-01X.
Can be flown concurrently with Module 03.
2. Briefing and Debriefing. Adequate briefing time shall be
provided and utilized. The applicable items listed in the NATOPS
Pocket Checklist and Briefing Guides must be briefed. For multi-
plane flights, all flight members, i.e., instructors, observers,
students, and passengers 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. Briefing will be conducted in accordance with
OPNAVINST 3710.7R, NATOPS, Briefing Guides, and Training Air Wing
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
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: