T-39 FLIGHT PREPARATION
INTERMEDIATE TERMINAL OBJECTIVES
(As numbered in CNATRAINST 1542.131B)
Operate and assess an aircraft and its systems in accordance with the NATOPS procedures
and limitations, and Flight Training Instructions, reporting any anomaly to the instructor or pilot.
Navigate an aircraft via visual references and navigation instruments with instructor
assistance, and through coordination with a pilot.
3. Compute and evaluate fuel requirements and enroute times, factoring in the effects of
aircraft performance, and meteorological conditions, fuel requirements and enroute times.
Communicate with appropriate Air Traffic Control facilities and other aircraft.
5. Use Flight Information Publications (FLIPs), Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs), and other
applicable flight information needed to plan flights and operate the T-39 in the Federal Aviation
Administration's Air Traffic Control (ATC) system.
6. Determine the condition and readiness of an aircraft for flight during preflight and
Apply aircrew coordination concepts and procedures during aircraft operations.
Demonstrate adequate preparation for flight and mission accomplishment.
ADVANCED TERMINAL OBJECTIVES
(As numbered in CNATRAINST 1542.132A)
A. Ground Mapping Radar Navigation. Effectively navigate using preflight planning data and
a ground mapping radar system.
B. Radio Aids Navigation. Effectively navigate using preflight planning data and radio
C. Visual Navigation. Effectively navigate using preflight planning data and visual reference
to the ground.
D. Communicate. Communicate in an aircraft using the radio, hand signals, and the Inter-
cockpit Communications System (ICS) using standard Navy and Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) terminology.
E. Aircraft Operation. Continually assess aircraft and aircraft systems operation and ensure
operations are within limits and are maintained in accordance with Naval Air Training Operation
Procedures Standardization (NATOPS).