8 December 2004
Criteria for an FPC/R are:
Following a failed IPC/R.
b. If the conditions requiring an IPC/R
exist and the student has already accomplished an IPC/R.
Following the third academic test
3. Commanding Officer-directed FPC/F or FPC/R
when the student's potential to complete MPTS is in doubt.
(See paragraph 8d, failure to meet specific goals of SMS.)
Passing returns the student to normal
Failing results in a TRB.
5. FPC IPs. The CO, XO, or a CO-designated
representative administers the FPC. It is the intent of CNATRA
that, wherever possible, the CO, or in his absence the XO, shall
conduct FPCs. In the event that neither the CO nor XO are
qualified or available to instruct in the required stage, the CO
may designate, in writing, a senior officer (0-4 or above) to
conduct the FPC by direction. Neither the student's on-wing nor
the IP that generated the UNSAT grade resulting in the FPC shall
administer the FPC. A qualified FPC IP shall monitor an FPC
conducted in the simulator. The FPC IP is responsible for the
elimination/retention decision to the COMTRAWING.
Progress Check Counseling
(1) Prior to an IPC. The student's Class Leader or the
Operations Officer shall counsel the student on the Progress
Check Training Review Process and document counseling on a
(2) On Completion of an IPC. The IPC IP or Operations
Officer shall counsel the student on the Progress Check Training
Review Process. When conducted by the IPC IP, document
counseling on the IPC ATF. When conducted by the Operations
Officer (and the Operations Officer was not the IPC IP),
document counseling on a supplemental ATF.