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5. Mission Planning
● Perform mission
● Uses required directives and
planning to include
● Plans mission in a timely manner
to meet requirements.
approach, and landing
● Completes all forms correctly.
● Complies with all directives.
● Plan alternate course
● Has all required materials (Wx
brief, FLIP publications, NOTAMS,
● Prepare Flight
low-level chart as required) prior
These Contact standards call for an action to be accomplished in
a safe and proper manner. If the SNFO/SWSO is at the controls at
the time of the action, steps need not be verbalized to meet or
exceed standards. If the IP is at the controls, the SNFO/SWSO
will verbally direct the pilot in a timely and procedurally
correct manner to accomplish the action(s). If the instructor
deems the verbal direction sequentially correct and accurate to
the situation/maneuver, the student NFO/WSO may meet or, in some
cases, exceed the training standard.
6. NFO Responsibilities
● Accomplish required
● Makes recommendations to maintain
proper aircraft flight parameters.
● Performs proper aircraft
operations checklists IAW FTI and
7. Ground Procedures
● Prepare aircraft for
● Correctly and efficiently performs
exterior inspection, prestart,
start, taxi, and ground runup
● Move aircraft from
parking area to
● Directs appropriate and safe taxi
route via local procedures.
8. Radio Procedures
● Communicate using
Makes all calls when required.
Responds when addressed.
Uses correct terminology.
Does not step on others'