T-6A INSTRUMENT NAVIGATION
clearance, Tower will direct you to switch to departure once
Comply with ATC instructions, and conduct the initial Operations Checklist.
Always maintain situational awareness with regards to your
position. Question any assigned heading or altitude believed to be
5. Report 500 feet prior to all level off altitudes and then upon reaching the assigned altitude
to the IP.
6. The departure phase is considered complete after joining the air route structure or when
ATC instructs you to "resume own navigation" or "cleared on course."
Provide navigational inputs to your IP to proceed with your route of flight.
1. Incorrectly using the DME hold function of the RMU. This function IS NOT required for
departures from NAS Pensacola.
Not setting up NAVAIDs properly:
Not setting the departure course in the CDI and not checking to ensure the correct
navigation source is selected.
Not identifying the station you tune. You must always identify each station you tune
by pulling out the NAV mixer knob on the audio control panel and having the volume
Not giving a departure brief.
Not completing the Lineup Checklist.
Failure to provide timely navigational inputs to IP after "Cleared on Course."
Not discussing the "Trouble T" when applicable.
Not checking the gear and flaps indications before reporting, "Gear and Flaps Up."