16 September 2003
CARRIER QUALIFICATION BRIEFING GUIDES
CARRIER QUALIFICATION BRIEFING GUIDE
The following items will be briefed by the flight lead for all TS CQ-25X/ADV-17X flights. The brief will be
conducted 2.5 hours prior to scheduled takeoff time.
Flight Call Sign
Walk, Man-up, Takeoff, and "Charlie" Times
Preflight. Perform normal preflight paying extra attention to the following items:
Carrierization card in A.D.B. (Empty Wt)
Landing gear - proper servicing, security
Tailhook security, greased
Tailhook snubber pressure - 950 psi plus or minus 50 psi
(1) Instruments secure - both c/p
(2) No loose gear, minimum pubs/gear in cockpit.
(3) Check cat grip
(4) Rear cockpit - Harness locked; "Soloized."
Marshal (normally in chocks)
Radio checks (check appropriate channelization)
Taxi (bumpier due to carrier pressure)
Take off and departure - IFR/VFR clearance/Rdv
En route to ship
Check in with Marshal giving line-up, qual number, low fuel state and "ANGELS."
Hold as assigned.
Smash light-off/antiskid-off/hook bypass switch-carrier/SAHRS-DG
Individual pilot responsibility