16 January 2004
Course Training Standards (CTS) (T-1/T-39)
1. Purpose. These standards outline the tasks and proficiency
required of student Naval Flight Officers and Air Force Weapons
System Officers during the Intermediate Jet stage of training.
Student Duties and Responsibilities
Plan the mission.
b. Ensure the aircraft is preflighted, inspected, and
equipped for the assigned mission.
c. Operate the aircraft to accomplish the mission using
sound judgment and airmanship.
a. Achieve training standards for instrument (IMC) and
visual meteorological condition (VMC) maneuvers in conjunction
with visual clearing.
b. Unless otherwise specified, use BASIC AIR WORK
RECOGNITION (BAR) standards for all items with altitude,
airspeed, or heading parameters.
"Standard" equates to good (G/4).
d. Momentary deviations outside CTS that do not compromise
flight safety are acceptable if subsequent corrections are
e. Procedural knowledge and application must comply with
applicable directives and allow efficient mission
accomplishment. If individual tasks require pre-mission
planning, the standards from MISSION PLANNING apply.
4. Execution. The maneuver item file (MIF) regulates student
progression to meet required standards prior to phase
completion. Instructor NFOs/WSOs shall evaluate student
performance against these standards.