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3. Commanding Officer-directed FPC/F or FPC/R
when the student's potential to complete MPTS is in doubt (see
paragraph 8e, failure to meet specific goals of SMS, or
paragraph 3b(2), disciplinary action for OLQ).
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 is
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 recommendation to the COMTRAWING.
Progress Check Counseling
(1) Prior to an Initial Progress Check. 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 supplemental ATF.
(2) On Completion of an Initial Progress Check. 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 a Final Progress Check.
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