T-45C TS & IUT INav-11
BACKGROUND INFORMATION FOR PROBLEM TWO
The problem: plan a flight from NAS JAX to NAS Kingsville, TX, with a 45-minute fuel stop at NAS New
Aircraft: T-45C, equipped with TACAN, VOR/ILS, and transponder with mode C. Assigned to TW1,
NAS Meridian. BUNO 165080 CALL SIGN TALON45
Pilot-in-command: yourself, attached to VT-7, NAS Meridian. You have a standard instrument rating.
Route: request a radar departure to Seminole, J2 Semmes, direct NAS New Orleans IAF. Second
leg: J37 HEIGH X, J22 Corpus Christi, direct to NAS Kingsville IAF.
Weather Briefing Information
Altitude: The most favorable winds and weather en route are at FL350.
Climb winds: Training squadrons do not use climb winds in type C class (tactical jet) aircraft. Refer to
the climb data in Figure 10 of this workbook and determine the appropriate altitude by reading
distance, time, and fuel.
Jacksonville to Seminole
270 degrees/40 kts
Seminole to New Orleans
280 degrees/30 kts
New Orleans to Gulfport-Biloxi Regional at IAF altitude
290 degrees/30 kts
New Orleans to Kingsville
300 degrees/70 kts
Kingsville IAF altitude: 17,000 ft
260 degrees/40 kts
Terminal forecasts (TAF Format):
NAS New Orleans: 04005KT 4SM FG BKN030 A2999
Gulfport-Biloxi Regional: 03005KT 5SM HZ SCT015 BKN035 A3000
NAS Kingsville: 15009KT 4SM RA - FG SCT008 BKN010 A2998
NAS Corpus Christi: 14008KT 4SM HZ RA - FG OVC010 A2997