Night Familiarization Flight Procedures
T-45C TS, ADV, & IUT NFamFP-01
B. Takeoff 188.8.131.52.3
Sg 6, fr 2
NOTE: Remember, night takeoff procedures
Takeoff and Departure
are identical to day procedures except that
rotation and climbout are done primarily on the
gauges. Reduced visibility and limited visual
* Turn on course
references require extra attention and
* Execute route & navigation
AT 10 kts prior to your predicted takeoff
speed, rotate nose 10 degrees and allow
aircraft to fly off runway
NOTE: Use the ADI display to ensure
proper nose and wing attitude.
Establish positive rate of climb: verify on
altimeter and VSI display
COMMON ERROR: Being slow to set up a
good instrument scan.
COMMON ERROR: Fixating directly in
front of aircraft instead of scanning the
COMMON ERROR: Fixating on one
COMMON ERROR: Omitting a critical
instrument in the scan.
COMMON ERROR: Overrotating or
overcontrolling nose attitude.