28 June 2001
Naval Aviator Production Process Improvement
Basis For Measurement
Advanced Strike Pilot
Measurement Definition: The Cycle Time from the time a student
selects strike training, including Pre-Intermediate Pre-loads until
the student completes a winging ceremony. Squadrons included
Kingsville: VT-21 and VT-22 and Meridian: VT-7, VT-9, and VT-23.
CT = (Beginning Students on Hand + Ending Students on Hand)/2
(Ins + Outs)/2
Beginning Students On Hand = Number of Strike Pilot students in the
Advanced Phase, from the date of selection for strike training.
Ending Students On Hand = Number of Strike Pilot students in the
Advanced Phases at the end of the period. Number should = (Beginning
Students on Hand + Ins)-(Outs + Attrites).
Attrites = Number of students who do not continue training or
successfully complete training and are eliminated IAW CNATRAINST
1500.4F as of the day of the assignment of the appropriate attrite
Ins = Number of Strike Pilot selected for Strike Advanced on the date
Outs = Number of Strike Pilot students completing a winging ceremony
during the reporting period.
Source Data And Reporting Frequency For Measurement
Initial 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.
No smoothing or averaging.
Submit data to:
CNATRA N32 who will compile and forward to OPNAV
Basis For Baseline:
The average of the 10 month period from Oct 97
until Jul 98.
Basis For Entitlement:
IAW CNATRAINST 1542.XXX (expressed in calendar