10 October 2000
FORMATION, NIGHT FAMLIARIZATION AND NIGHT FORMATION
OBJECTIVE: This module is the first of 4 modules comprising the
advanced instructor qualifications. IUTs will be selected to
complete these individual stages by squadron commanding officers.
This module will provide the IUT with instructional phase goals
and training techniques required to perform as a flight
1. Formation Stage. To develop basic section and division
formation flying skills and to provide additional landing
practice. Formation Stage includes: Formation Flight Procedures
(FFP-01 through 08X); flights and simulators (FORM-01S through
21X); Night Formation Flight Procedures (NFFP-01) and flights
(NFORM-01 through 06).
NOTE 1: IUT must have 1 takeoff running rendezvous and 1
division break at the field prior to FORM-21X.
NOTE 2: Division FORM may be completed as three-plane flights,
but either FORM-18 or FORM-19 must be flown as a four
2. Night Familiarization Chase Stage. To develop the IUT's
night flying ability with emphasis on the instrument aspects of
night flying, night chase procedures, and night landing
NOTE 1: All night flights shall takeoff no earlier than 30
minutes after official sunset.
NOTE 2: Night solo flights require an operating radar altimeter.