16 September 2003
CNATRA CQ LEAD STANDARDIZATION EXAM
A CQ brief is conducted
hours prior to takeoff.
Takeoff no later than
minutes prior to your scheduled ramp time.
Arrive overhead the ship at your overhead time, which is
minutes prior to ramp time.
If the weather is 2200 overcast at the CV, a qualified division lead can lead a three plane into the overhead
as long as one student is on each wing during IMC penetration. T/F
Students may have a maximum of
CQ flights and
man-ups per day. A maximum of
hours (from takeoff to engine shutdown) are allowed per CQ flight, and a maximum of
allowed per day.
The Weather criteria for SNA CQ is:
with no more than
planes in the pattern.
When arriving VFR at the ship, be at your assigned holding altitude prior to
established, a descent for lower altitude assignment or "Charlie" shall be made 210 degrees relative to the BRC
of abeam and outside of
NM of the ship. Plan to be at
NM of the ship coming
into the break.
Case 2 primary marshall fix is the 180 radial relative to the expected final bearing at a distance of 1 NM for
ft. of altitude plus
miles, (angels +
). In no case shall the altitude be lower than
A Lead Safe may bring a maximum of
SNAs down Case II.
The Lead shall break no earlier than
NM past the bow with
seconds interval for dash two and
seconds for subsequent aircraft.
11. Leads should primarily position themselves ahead of/behind the ship once established in holding following
The primary responsibilities of the Lead Safe are:
13. Student Bingo is based on a
(alt.) profile and puts the aircraft on deck with