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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 Flight 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.
(3) On satisfactory completion of an FPC. The CO or his
designated representative will counsel the student. Counseling
should consist of, at a minimum, Progress Check Training Review
Process, elimination/retention recommendations, and future
courses of action. The CO shall document counseling on the FPC
ATF. If conducted by a designated representative, document
counseling on a supplemental ATF.
Special Instructions and Restrictions
Flight Hour/Event Requirements and Restrictions
(1) Programmed Hours and Events. Syllabus-programmed
flight hours are listed on page vi. Sortie lengths, SXX86, 87,
88, and 89 sorties will cause variation. Accomplish all
(2) Minimum Night Hours.
(3) Minimum Solo Hours. At least 80% of the H/X for each
solo event must be logged to count the sortie complete.