22 April 2004
Course Training Standards
1. Purpose. These standards outline the tasks and proficiency
required of student Naval Flight Officers/USAF Weapons System
Officers during the primary and intermediate phases.
Student Duties and Responsibilities
Plan the mission.
b. Ensure the aircraft is preflighted, inspected, and
equipped for the assigned mission.
c. Operate the aircraft to accomplish the mission using
sound judgment and airmanship.
a. Achieve training standards for visual meteorological
condition (VMC) maneuvers in conjunction with visual clearing.
b. Unless otherwise specified, use BASIC AIR WORK
RECOGNITION (BAR) standards for all items with altitude,
airspeed, or heading parameters.
"Standard" equates to good (G/4).
d. Momentary deviations outside CTS that do not compromise
flight safety are acceptable if subsequent corrections are
e. Procedural knowledge and application must comply with
applicable directives and allow efficient mission accomplishment.
If individual tasks require pre-mission planning, the standards
from MISSION PLANNING apply.
4. Execution. The maneuver item file (MIF) regulates student
progression to meet required standards prior to phase completion.
Instructor pilots shall evaluate student performance against
5. Job Tasks. Specific performance and standards required are
described as follows:
● A brief description of
● The specific standards for the
the behavior, required
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