T-2C FAMILIARIZATION FLIGHTS
188.8.131.52. Verbatim knowledge of all boldface items in the T-2 Emergency Procedures.
184.108.40.206. Aircraft systems knowledge and limitations.
220.127.116.11. The Unusual Attitude Recovery Procedures as outlined later in this section.
18.104.22.168. The Course Rules for the local operating area.
22.214.171.124. Information applicable to T-2 Procedures in the VT-86 SOP.
126.96.36.199. Ensure flight gear is ready and appropriate Pubs are available, including:
188.8.131.52.2. T-2 Inflight Guide
184.108.40.206.3. High Altitude Approach Plate and High Altitude Chart
220.127.116.11.4. IFR Supplement
18.104.22.168.5. Flight Information Handbook
2.2.1. The student is responsible for conducting a thorough preflight of the aircraft and rear
cockpit seat, in accordance with NATOPS. The IP demonstrates a seat and aircraft preflight on
FAM-1. On all subsequent flights, the student and IP perform individual preflights. Before
entering the cockpit, the student removes the aneroid bellcrank pin. The student is strapped in
with gloves and mask on, sleeves and visor down, and Prestart Checklist complete when the IP
turns on the battery.
2.3. FLIGHT PROCEDURES
2.3.1. The purpose of the FAM stage of training is to familiarize the student with the T-2 and the
standard procedures for flight, as discussed in Section 1 of this guide. The conduct of the flight
resembles a T-2 Radial Instrument simulator event. While there are no minimum requirements
for completion, each FAM flight includes at least one instrument approach (PAR, ASR,
TACAN). Additionally, VFR Arrival Procedures and the VFR pattern are emphasized.
2.4. UNUSUAL ATTITUDES
2.4.1. UAs must be conducted on at least one FAM flight. Prior to commencing, the student
completes the Stall/Acro Checklist and reports it complete. It is imperative the student be well
versed in the indications and Recovery Procedures applicable to each UA.
22.214.171.124. Nose Low
126.96.36.199.1. The nose low UA is indicated through reference of the artificial horizon on the
VGI. When instructed by the IP to "Recover," the student is responsible for verbalizing
the Recovery Procedures and ensuring these procedures are properly executed.
188.8.131.52.1.1. "Idle, boards, roll left/right." (Roll is in the shortest direction to wings level
184.108.40.206.1.2. "Stop roll."