*TC 1-209

Training Circular
No. 1-209

HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Washington, DC, 9 December 1992

 

TC 1-209

AIRCREW TRAINING MANUAL OBSERVATION HELICOPTER, OH-58D AVIATOR/AEROSCOUT OBSERVER

Table of Contents


PREFACE

CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION

1-1. Crew Station Designation

1-2. Battle Rostering

1-3. Symbol Usage and Word Distinctions

CHAPTER 2 - QUALIFICATION TRAINING

2-1. Academic and Flight Training

2-2. Aviator and Aeroscout Observer Qualification Training

2-3. Aviator Instrument Training

2-4. Pilot-In-Command, and Maintenance Test Pilot, Unit Trainer, and Evaluator Prerequisites and Requirements

2-5. Initial NVG Qualification Training

CHAPTER 3 - REFRESHER TRAINING

3-1. Training Requirements

3-2. Night Training

CHAPTER 4 - MISSION TRAINING

4-1. Training Requirements

4-2. Night Training

4-3. Maintenance Test Pilot Training

CHAPTER 5 - CONTINUATION TRAINING

5-1. Training Requirements

5-2. NVG Currency Requirements

5-3. Night Unaided Training Requirements

5-4. Annual NBC Training Requirements

5-5. Emergency Aircraft Handling Sustainment Requirements

CHAPTER 6 - AIRCREW TASKS

6-1. Task Contents

6-2. Task Considerations

6-3. Crew Coordination

6-4. General Considerations

6-5. Standard Cockpit Terminology

Task 1000 - Conduct crew mission briefing

Task 1001 - Plan a VFR flight

Task 1003 - Prepare/validate DD Form 365-4 (Weight and Balance Form F--Tactical

Task 1004 - Prepare DA Form 4887-R (RW Performance Planning Card)

Task 1005 - Perform preflight inspection

Task 1007 - Perform engine-start, run-up, hover, and before-takeoff checks

Task 1011 - Perform straight-and-level flight

Task 1012 - Perform turns, climbs, and descents

Task 1016 - Perform hover power check

Task 1017 - Perform hovering flight

Task 1018 - Perform a normal takeoff

Task 1022 - Perform traffic pattern flight

Task 1023 - Perform fuel management procedures

Task 1024 - Perform emergency procedures for actual or simulated NVG (ANVIS) failure

Task 1025 - Navigate by pilotage and dead reckoning

Task 1027 - Perform before-landing check

Task 1028 - Perform VMC approach

Task 1030 - Perform a shallow approach to a running landing

Task 1031 - Perform confined area operations

Task 1032 - Perform slope operations

Task 1033 - Perform terrain flight mission planning

Task 1034 - Perform terrain flight takeoff

Task 1035 - Perform terrain flight

Task 1036 - Perform hover OGE check

Task 1037 - Perform NOE deceleration

Task 1038 - Perform terrain flight approach

Task 1041 - Perform NVG (ANVIS) PM and operational checks

Task 1043 - Perform MMS operations

Task 1044 - Operate navigation system

Task 1045 - Operate communications system

Task 1046 - Perform emergency AHRS approach

Task 1047 - Perform analog throttle operation

Task 1048 - Perform simulated SCAS malfunction

Task 1050 - Perform hovering autorotation

Task 1052 - Perform simulated engine failure at a hover

Task 1053 - Perform simulated engine failure at altitude

Task 1067 - Perform aerial observation

Task 1068 - Perform or describe emergency procedures

Task 1075 - Perform instrument takeoff

Task 1078 - Perform unusual attitude recovery

Task 1079 - Perform radio communication procedures

Task 1080 - Perform proceudres for two-way radio failure

Task 1081 - Perform nonprecision approach (GCA)

Task 1082 - Perform precision approach (GCA)

Task 1083 - Perform or describe inadvertent IMC procedures/VHIRP

Task 1085 - Perform ATHS operations

Task 1087 - Perform or describe downed aircraft procedures

Task 1090 - Perform masking and unmasking

Task 1091 - Perform tactical communication procedures and electronic counter-countermeasures

Task 1092 - Transmit a tactical report (voice)

Task 1094 - Identify major US or allied equipment and major threat equipment

Task 1095 - Operate aircraft survivability equipment

Task 1096 - Perform actions on contact

Task 1097 - Negotiate wire obstacles

Task 1098 - Perform after-landing tasks

Task 1099 - Operate Mark XII IFF System

Task 1114 - Operate 2.75-inch rocket system

Task 1119 - Perform firing position operations

Task 1130 - Operate data transfer system

Task 1131 - Operate airborne video tape recorder

Task 1132 - Perform ADSS operational checks

Task 1139 - Select appropriate weapon system

Task 1140 - Operate Hellfire missile system

Task 1143 - Perform weapons initialization procedures

Task 1147 - Operate .50-caliber machine gun

Task 1148 - Operate air-to-air Stinger system

Task 2004 - Perform pinnacle or ridgeline operation

Task 2005 - Perform FM radio homing

Task 2006 - Perform VAPI approach

Task 2008 - Perform evasive maneuvers

Task 2009 - Perform multiaircraft operations

Task 2018 - Reconnoiter and recommend an LZ/PZ

Task 2019 - Perform a route reconnaissance

Task 2020 - Call for and adjust indirect fire

Task 2021 - Transmit information using visual signaling techniques

Task 2040 - Select a combat position

Task 2043 - Perform refueling/rearming operations

Task 2054 - Perform target handover to attack helicopter

Task 2061 - Reconnoiter and recommend a holding area

Task 2063 - Perform a security mission

Task 2065 - Call for and control a tactical air strike

Task 2066 - Perform a zone reconnaissance

Task 2067 - Perform an area reconnaissance

Task 2082 - Perform techniques of movement

Task 2100 - Conduct an adjust-fire mission using the mast-mounted sight and airborne target handover system

Task 2101 - Conduct a fire-for-effect mission using the mast-mounted sight and airborne target handover system

Task 2102 - Conduct a suppression mission using the mast-mounted sight and airborne target handover system

Task 2103 - Conduct an immediate suppresion mission using the mast-mounted sight and airborne target handover system

Task 2112 - Call for and designate for the Copperhead laser-guided munitions

CHAPTER 7 - MAINTENANCE TASKS

7-1. Task Contents

7-2. Individual and Crew-Coordinated Actions

Task 2800 - Perform prior-to-maintenance test flight checks

Task 2802 - Perform before-starting engine checks

Task 2804 - Perform starting-engine checks

Task 2806 - Perform engine run-up pilot checks

Task 2808 - Perform system checks

Task 2810 - Perform before-takeoff checks

Task 2812 - Perform takeoff to a hover

Task 2814 - Perform power assurance check

Task 2816 - Perform hover power check

Task 2818 - Perform hovering turns

Task 2820 - Perform sideward flight

Task 2822 - Perform forward flight to ETL

Task 2826 - Perform SCAS check

Task 2828 - Perform heading hold check

Task 2830 - Perform power cylinder check

Task 2832 - Perform engine response check

Task 2834 - Perform hover/hover bob-up check

Task 2836 - Perform takeoff and climb check

Task 2838 - Perform control rigging check

Task 2840 - Perform autorotatin RPM check

Task 2842 - Perform hydraulics-off check

Task 2844 - Perform collective anticipator check

Task 2854 - Perform flight instruments check

Task 2856 - Perform communication checks

Task 2868 - Perform before-landing check

Task 2870 - Perform after-landing check

Task 2872 - Perform engine shutdown check

Task 2874 - Perform special/detailed procedures

CHAPTER 8 - EVALUATION

Section I - Evaluation Principles and Grading Considerations

8-1. Evaluation Principles

8-2. Grading Considertions

Section II - Evaluation Guidelines

8-3. Crew Member and Crew Flight Evaluation

8-4. Battle-Rostered Crew Evaluation

8-5. Proficiency Flight Evaluation

8-6. Annual NVG Standardization Flight Evaluation

8-7. Postaccident Flight Evaluation

8-8. Medical Flight Evaluation

8-9. No-Notice Evaluation

8-10. Commander's Evaluation

CHAPTER 9 - AIRCREW GRADING SYSTEM

9-1. DA Form 4507-R (Standard Evaluation/Training Grade Slip)

9-2. DA Form 4507-2-R (Continuation Comment Slip)

9-3. DA Form 5645-A-R (Maneuver/Procedure Grade Slip for OH-58D Aviators) and DA Form 5645-B-R (Maneuver/Procedure Grade Slip for OH-58D Aeroscout Observers)

9-4. DA Form 5051-12-R (Maintenance Test Flight Maneuvers Grade Slip for OH-58D Aviators)

9-5. DA Form 7121-R (Battle-Rostered Crew Evaluation/Training Grade Slip)

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

BLANK FORMS

DA Form 4507-R, Standard Evaluation/Training Grade Slip

DA Form 4507-2-R, Continuation Comment Slip

DA Form 4887-R, RW Performance Planning Card

DA Form 5051-12-R, Maintenance Test Flight Maneuvers Grade Slip for OH-58D Aviators

DA Form 5645-A-R, Maneuver/Procedure Grade Slip for OH-58D Aviators

DA Form 5645-B-R, Maneuver/Procedure Grade Slip for OH-58D Aeroscout Observers

DA Form 7121-R, Battle-Rostered Crew Evaluation/Training Guide Slip

AUTHORIZATION LETTER


DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.

*This publication supersedes TC 1-209, 12 May 87 and pages 4-29 through 4-67 of FM 1-544, 4 September 1990