28 June 2001
Naval Aviator Production Process Improvement
Basis For Measurement
Advanced/TS - Strike Pilot
Measurement Definition: The Cycle Time from the time a student enters
strike training (Advanced or TS) until the student completes a winging
ceremony. Squadrons included Kingsville: VT-21 and VT-22 and
CT = (Beginning Students on Hand + Ending Students on Hand)/2
(Ins + Outs)/2
Beginning Students On Hand = Number of Strike Pilot students who are
in training in the Advanced and/or TS Phases of Strike training, from
the date of completion of Intermediate for Advanced Strike or
selection for strike training for TS students.
Ending Students On Hand = Number of Strike Pilot students in the
Advanced or TS 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 student aviators who enter Advanced or TS during the
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.
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: The average of the 10 month period from Oct 97
until Jul 98.
Basis For Entitlement:
IAW CNATRAINST 1542.XXX (expressed in calendar