28 June 2001
Naval Aviator Production Process Improvement
Basis For Measurement
Primary Phase - NFO
Measurement Definition: The Cycle Time from the time a NFO student
starts Primary Class, until the student selects Maritime NFO or
Intermediate NFO Phases of Training. The squadrons included:
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 NFO students who are in
training in a Primary Class at the beginning of the period.
Ending Students On Hand = Number of NFO students in the Primary Phase
at the end of the period who have not selected for the next phase of
training. Number should = (Beginning Students on Hand + Ins)-(Outs +
Attrites = Number of students which do not continue training or
successfully complete training and are eliminated IAW CNATRAINST
1500.4F, as of the date of assignment of the appropriate attrite code.
Ins = Number of NFO students starting Primary class.
Outs = Number of NFO students who have selected the Maritime NFO or
Intermediate NFO Phases 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 (expressed in calendar