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SNFO Flight Planning

This document is a Wikibook version of the Flight Training Instruction (FTI) utilized for the Flight Planning course, during the Instrument Navigation (INAV) stage, in the Primary phase of Multi-Service Naval Flight Officer / Air Force Weapon System Officer training, conducted by Training Air Wing SIX, aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.


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Table of contentsEdit

  1. Jet Log
    1. Objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Departure Section
    4. Clearance Section
    5. Enroute Navigation Section
    6. Alternate Section
    7. Fuel Plan Section
    8. Emergency “BINGO” To Alternate Section
    9. Checklist/Destination/Alternate Section
    10. Emergency Fields Section
    11. Summary
    12. Section Review
  2. DD-175 Flight Plan
    1. Objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. DD-175 Flight Plan
    4. Service Codes
    5. Aircraft Designation and TD Code
    6. Route of Flight
    7. To/ETE Blocks
    8. Terminal Area Delays
    9. Summary
    10. Section Review
  3. Situational Awareness - Making Use of DR Principles and Other Skills
    1. Objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Wind Triangle
    4. Determining Wind
    5. Application
    6. Summary
    7. Section Review
    8. Answer Sheet
  4. Two-Minute Prior, Mark-on-Top and Wings Level Calls
    1. Terminal Objective
    2. Enabling Objectives
    3. Introduction
    4. Two-Minute Prior Call
    5. Mark-on-Top Call
    6. Wings Level Call
    7. Summary
    8. Section Review
    9. Answer Sheet
  5. IN-FLIGHT FUEL AND TIME ANALYSIS
    1. Terminal Objective
    2. Enabling Objective
    3. Introduction
    4. DME/GSP RESTRICTIONS
    5. Revising ETA
    6. REVISING EFR
    7. SUMMARY
    8. SECTION REVIEW
    9. ANSWER SHEET
  6. MISSION COMPLETION FEASIBILITY
    1. Terminal Objective
    2. Enabling Objectives
    3. Introduction
    4. figuring Fuel Minimums
    5. In-Flight Analysis
    6. SUMMARY
    7. SECTION REVIEW
    8. ANSWER SHEET
  7. IN-FLIGHT WEATHER ANALYSIS
    1. TERMINAL OBJECTIVE
    2. ENABLING OBJECTIVE
    3. introduction
    4. preflight analysis
    5. Weather briefings
    6. In-Flight Weather Information
    7. Weather Avoidance Services
    8. Weather Criteria for Filing
    9. Summary
    10. Section Review
    11. Answer Sheet
  8. course review
    1. purpose
    2. description
    3. Requirements
    4. debrief
  9. END-OF-COURSE EXAMINATION/REVIEW
    1. DESCRIPTION OF EXAMINATION
    2. Time Allocation
    3. Materials required
    4. Testing procedures
    5. Review Procedures
    6. Grading queries
    7. Grade posting
    8. Re-examinations
    9. Test grading criteria
  • APPENDIX A - VOICE COMM PROBLEMS
    • PRACTICE PROBLEM #1 (NPA-PAM)
    • PRACTICE PROBLEM #2 (PAM-VAD)
    • PRACTICE PROBLEM #3 (NPA-MEI)
    • ANSWERS TO PRACTICE PROBLEMS 1-3
  • APPENDIX B - T-6 PLANNING DATA
  • APPENDIX C - T-6 2B47 PROFILE DATA
  • APPENDIX D - T-34 PLANNING DATA
  • APPENDIX E - T-34 2B47 PROFILE DATA
  • APPENDIX F - 2B47 GRADING CRITERIA
  • GLOSSARY
  • References