28 June 2001
Naval Aviator Production Process Improvement
Basis For Measurement
Intermediate - Carrier (AEWS, Strike, and Strike Fighter)
Measurement Definition: The Cycle Time from the time a student NFO
enters Intermediate NFO Phase of training until the student's platform
selection to the Core NFO or E2 NFO FRS Phase of training. Squadrons
include Pensacola: VT-4 and VT-10.
CT = (Beginning Students on Hand + Ending Students on Hand)/2
(Ins + Outs)/2
Beginning Students On Hand = Number of Carrier (AEWS, Strike, and
Strike Fighter) NFO students who are in training in the Intermediate
Phase at the beginning of the period.
Ending Students On Hand = Number of Carrier NFO students in the
Intermediate Phase at the end of the period. 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 attrition code.
Ins = Number of Carrier NFO students who enter Intermediate NFO Phase
of training during the reporting period.
Outs = Number of Carrier NFO students who have been selected to the
Core NFO or E2 FRS Phase of Training on the date of selection.
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
Basis For Baseline: The average of the 10 month period from Oct 97
until Jul 98.
Basis For Entitlement:
IAW CNATRAINST 1542.XXX