T-6A INSTRUMENT NAVIGATION
2. Normally, an ATC IFR clearance is relayed to an aircrew by
Clearance Delivery. If the airport does not have a Clearance
Delivery, aircrews must contact Ground Control to place their
clearance on request. No surveillance or control over the
movement of traffic is exercised by Clearance Delivery. Clearance
Delivery instructions DO NOT SUPERCEDE altitude restrictions
on the departure. Only ATC can override departure (DP)
Complete Before-Taxi Checklist. Once complete, report, "Before-Taxi Checklist
Begin taxi and obtain taxi clearance.
At NAS Pensacola, you will commence taxiing BEFORE you
obtain a clearance to do so. This is a LOCAL procedure only. At
most other controlled airports, you MUST obtain clearance to taxi
before the airplane begins to move. At an unfamiliar field, you
may also request a "PROGRESSIVE" taxi from Ground Control if
unsure how to taxi to the active runway.
Reference individual squadron SOP's for instructions on
when to call Squadron Base and when to give the Taxi Brief.
3. Brief the Instructor Pilot (IP) on the taxi plan to the duty runway. Keep the airport diagram
readily available and provide the IP with progressive taxi instructions while proceeding to the
runway hold short.
4. Once clear of the ramp area, call for the Taxi Checklist. Once complete, report, "Taxi
Accomplish the Instrument Checklist.
Prior to takeoff, ensure the radios and NAVAIDs are set and the VOR or GPS is set to
the correct NAVAID.