28 June 2001
Naval Aviator Production Process Improvement
Basis For Measurement
Advanced Pre-Load NFO (All pipelines)
Measurement Definition: The Cycle Time from the time a student NFO
completes last event of Intermediate until the student starts Advanced
CT = (Beginning Students on Hand + Ending Students on Hand)/2
Beginning Students On Hand = The number of student NFOs who have
completed the last event of Core and are waiting to start an Advanced
phase of training at the beginning of the period. The student data
should exclude those students who are leaving the Aviation training
track and being transferred to other areas.
Ending Students On Hand = Number of student NFOs in the pre-load at
the end of the period. Data should exclude students leaving the
Aviation training track and being transferred to other areas. Number
should = (Beginning Students on Hand + Ins)-(Outs + Attrites)
Attrites = Number of students who do not continue training and are
eliminated IAW CNATRAINST 1500.4F as of the date of assignment of the
appropriate attrite code.
Ins = Number of student NFOs who complete the last event of the Core
Outs = Number of student NFOs starting Advanced Class (Strike or
Source Data And Reporting Frequency For Measurement
Data from Monthly Aviation Statistical Report (ASR).
Frequency: Collect and report data monthly. Data should be collected
Based on transactions through close of business on the last day of the
month. Data due on the 5th workday following the close of the month.
Two month smoothing is to be used. (see note on cover page)
Submit data to:
CNATRA N32 who will compile and forward to OPNAV N789
Basis For Baseline:
Basis For Entitlement: One week