28 June 2001
Naval Aviator Production Process Improvement
Basis For Measurement
Primary Phase Pilot
Measurement Definition: The Cycle Time from the time Pilot student
starts Primary Class until platform selection for the next Phase of
training. The squadrons included: Whiting: VT-2, VT-3, VT-6, Corpus
Christi: VT-26 and VT-27, and Vance: 8FTS (VT-8).
CT = (Beginning Students on Hand + Ending Students on Hand)/2
(Ins + Outs)/2
Beginning Students On Hand = Number of student Pilots in the Primary
who have not platform selected at the start of the reporting period.
Ending Students On Hand = Number of student Pilots in the Primary
phase who have not platform selected at the end of the reporting
period.Number should = (Beginning Students on Hand + Ins)-(Outs +
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 student Pilots starting Primary class.
Outs = Number of student Pilots who platform selected during the
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