INTERMEDIATE FLIGHT PREPARATION WORKBOOK
These Instrument/Navigation standards call for an action to be accomplished in a safe and proper
manner. The SNFO/SCSO will verbally direct the P in a timely and procedurally correct manner
to accomplish the action(s). If the instructor deems the verbal direction sequentially correct and
accurate to the situation/maneuver, the SNFO/SCSO may meet, or in some cases, exceed the
● Perform flight briefing consistent
Performs an accurate time hack.
with squadron SOP, NATOPS,
Completes ADMIN portion in a concise manner.
and the FTI.
Answers questions of the day correctly.
Correctly recites and/or discusses all applicable FTI
and NATOPS procedures essential to the operation
of the aircraft.
● Chronologically discusses the mission flow, to
include all student action items.
● Briefs the instructor from memory with a
description of every turnpoint and target, oriented to
the inbound course from a cockpit perspective.
14. Ground Operations
● Prepare aircraft for flight.
● Correctly and efficiently performs exterior/interior
● Safely directs the taxi of the
inspections per NATOPS.
● Safely directs the taxi of the aircraft from the
aircraft using applicable airfield
diagram as a reference.
parking area to the runway via local procedures,
using applicable airfield diagram as a reference.
● Visually clears the aircraft at every intersection or
● Performs a postflight exterior inspection.
● Perform all departure procedures
● Makes required calls on takeoff roll per FTI.
● Complies with departure procedures or controller
per FTI and NATOPS.
● Safely navigate IFR departure.
● Maintains arcs +1.0 NM; course +3° or 2 NM
(whichever is less).
● Calculates lead points to join/depart arc depending
on airspeed: +0.5 NM or 2°.
C-4 GRADING STANDARDS