CNATRAINST 1542.91G CH-1
31 AUG 2006
Night Tactical Flight
T0490 (NVD Exam).
a. Instructor pilots shall have logged a minimum of 100 NVD
hours prior to undergoing the NVD upgrade. No differentiation
will be made between pilot-in-command NVD time, copilot NVD
time, high-light/low-light level NVD time, or fleet versus
training command NVD time. This requirement may be waived on a
case-by-case basis by the commanding officer for those
instructor pilots, with less than the required hours, who
demonstrate advanced ability.
b. This block is broken down into two sections, each
consisting of two flights. The first two flights should
concentrate on basic familiarization maneuvers using NVDs. The
second two flights should concentrate on navigation routes and
procedures while using NVDs.
c. At the end of the block, the total hours shall equal no
less than 7.2 hours NVD time.
d. These flights must be flown separately and may not be
e. These flights shall be flown IAW all current directives
and shall be flown with an NVD Standardization Pilot.
Simulated emergencies will not be practiced on T4401.
Navigation route will not be flown on T4401 or T4402.
Special Syllabus Requirements
Simulated emergencies, power recovery autorotations (90-degree
entry), and no-hover takeoffs will be introduced.