22 May 06
6. Break in Training Warmup Events (SXX86). Nonsyllabus warmup
events compensate for breaks in training. Eligibility is based
on the number of days since the last flight or simulator in the
same stage. All warmups shall be dual and coded as an SXX86,
e.g., C4186. Warmup grades do not satisfy block or MIF
requirements and shall not be included in the cumulative totals.
A warmup flight is not warranted between block I3100 and block
I3200. A mandatory warmup is not warranted between events C4401
and C4501. Optional warmup criteria still applies as in
paragraph (b) below.
a. Warmups Between Stages. Warmup events shall not be
given prior to the first flight in stage unless 14 days have
elapsed since any syllabus flight or simulator event.
b. Warmup Event Criteria. Optional warmup events are based
on the student's performance. If the student's performance
meets MIF, the event shall count as the next syllabus event. If
the student's performance is marginal or unsatisfactory due to
the break in training, the flight is a warmup.
(1) Additional Warmup Events
(a) The Operations Officer may direct additional
warmup aircraft or simulator/CPT events for extended breaks in
(b) Award an additional safe-for-solo flight if
break (Julian date Julian date safe-for-solo flown) is greater
than three calendar days. Flight shall be coded and flown as
last completed check ride xx86.
(2) Not Safe for Solo.
If the student is not safe for
(a) Count the flight as a warmup due to the
student's loss of proficiency.
(b) The next flight shall be another safe-for-solo
check and should be flown in the next six calendar days.
(c) An IPC/FPC shall follow failure of the second