16 September 2003
If you are a back-up event you should:
Wait until the ship calls for you before you preflight and man-up.
Have all jets preflighted immediately following the brief; have SNAs stand by at their recall.
Have all jets preflighted and have SNAs remain in the Ready Room until relieved by the next event,
canceled or called by the ship.
altitude and within
DME, all flights should be on tower frequency.
16. Case I overhead holding pattern is a
mile holding pattern
to the ship's BRC
with the ship at the
position in the circle.
When the boss calls "Charlie", a time limit for ramp arrival is implied. T/F
All flights shall call a 3 NM initial. T/F
When in the spin pattern a "spin 90" call shall be made at the 90 position. T/F
For NATRACOM CQ, the spin pattern terminates:
At the stern
At the 3 NM initial
Proper break IAS is
Proper abeam distance is
Out of the break, the lead shall stay clean/dirty up (circle one) and proceed to the proper abeam.
24. After completion of initial touch and go, (or off the cat after getting fuel), the lead shall clean up and climb
to assigned holding altitude:
3 miles ahead of the ship
5 miles ahead of the ship
7 miles ahead of the ship
Lead safes can be utilized for lead safe duties during student overheads until reaching NATOPS bingo. T/F
Lead safes should inform the boss concerning his own fuel state upon reaching STUDENT HOLDOWN. T/F
27. If the boss needs to assign two leads to the same altitude, he will assign one lead as "primary hawk" and the
other lead should position his aircraft in trail behind the "primary hawk." T/F
The first student launch of the day will not launch until hearing from the weather recce. T/F
SNAs may launch prior to sunrise to make their overhead. T/F
30. When entering the port holding pattern flights may approach the pattern and enter tangentially from any