Of course, at the cost of a sub-hunting tanker, the NATOPS
reads a little more clearly now.
change recommendation was submitted to the AV-8B model manger.
Eventually they led to what is known today as NATOPS
, Naval Aviation Training and Operations Procedures Standardization.
After eating a few slices of leftover pizza and holding a NATOPS
brief, we manned up and flew the last leg to Barksdale AFB .
The pilot executed his NATOPS
immediate action items and initiated a waveoff.
AE1 started executing the emergency NATOPS
procedures by quickly scanning the engine instruments, which were all in the normal range, and securing the air conditioning system.
This pilot had a serious case of "Get Home-itis" and decided to ignore both NATOPS
and his air crewman.
Following the series' established format, this book includes lots of photos, mostly black and white (except for the two outside covers), as well as a number of NATOPS
and maintenance manual pages and brief descriptions of each squadron.
says to run engines for a minimum of five minutes before moving any control surfaces; this will limit damage to hydraulic lines and seals.
If the aircrew had followed NATOPS
, SOPs, or exercised good airmanship, the mishap would have been prevented.
After the go-around, the pilot activated his emergency seat pan oxygen but failed to secure OBOGS in accordance with NATOPS
With our preflight planning complete, we conducted a NATOPS
brief, manned-up and flew an uneventful leg to NAS Whidbey.