carrier grades and qualification

carrier grades and qualification

Postby fly_george » 12 Jul 2018, 20:50

current grading sheet
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing

this is only a start however hope to upgrade it
to explain:
staying within the inner box grade 4
staying within the outer box grade 3
leaving the outer box grade 2
long in the groove cut 1
no ball call no grade
settle at the in close cut 1
idle in the wires cut 1
1st wire trap cut 1
bolter cut 1

for qualifications
you will have 10 chances to land
a minimum grade of 2.5 must be achieved
proper carrier pattern procedure must be obeyed at all time if it is not you will receive and instant fail
taxi and launches must be safe and after launching you must stay under 500 feet untill 5 miles from target to avoid overhead pattern

edit:
one thing to practice is a fast ball call, the ball call is as follows, your raf air number then either hornet ball or hornet clara depending if you can see the ball and then your fuel state, for example if i have 3000 pounds of fuel and can see the ball my call would be two two nine hornet ball three thousand. and make sure you only call when prompted by the lso.

the qualification might be amended at some stage and will begin next time i run as lso
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Re: carrier grades and qualification

Postby Neil Willis » 13 Jul 2018, 07:15

My first attempts didn't look pretty, but it is definitely a huge challenge. Thanks for the hard work Paddles!
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Re: carrier grades and qualification

Postby fly_george » 16 Jul 2018, 13:31

updated, needed grade lowered and changed rules on bolters
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Re: carrier grades and qualification

Postby Griffin » 16 Jul 2018, 14:29

10 Aproches ? i thought it was 6 with a grading of 2.0 ?
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Re: carrier grades and qualification

Postby fly_george » 16 Jul 2018, 16:15

that is what the vfa-113 do however i think putting a challenge would be more fun, i already know neil and scorpion could pass this with ease
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Re: carrier grades and qualification

Postby Neil Willis » 17 Jul 2018, 10:58

Well, not exactly with ease. It still makes me sweat!
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Re: carrier grades and qualification

Postby fly_george » 02 Aug 2018, 20:11

landing sheet updated for ade, paul and scorpion extra cheers for ade as he is getting almost perfect landings everytime
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