Lead Training

VAFFU's Lead Pilot Training Is Outlined Below

  1. All Lead Pilot Candidates Must Have A Tanker & Air Attack Pilot Rating

  2. Complete the following ground knowledge:

    1. Lead Pilot FTA Procedures & Radio Phraseology

    2. Network Procedures As A Lead Pilot On VATSIM

    3. FTA Formation Procedures & Techniques

    4. Rules & Procedures While On The Network

  3. Schedule A Placement Training Session

  4. Fly With The Training Team Online ( Total Hours: 6 )

    1. 4 Hours Of Simulated ​FTA Procedures ( Finding, Creating Center Point Coordinates, ect. )

    2. 2 Hours of Formation Training

    3. 3 Hours of Simulated Air Attack & Lead Pilot Coordination

    4. 1 Hour of Online Simulated Fire Ops ( Mock Checkride )

  5. Apply For A Checkride

Additional Rating Can Be Acquired For: