NAVY - OPNAVI 3710.7
(N78) NATOPS GENERAL FLIGHT AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
|Publication Date:||1 March 2004|
Purpose. To issue enclosure (1) that provides policy and procedural guidance applicable to a broad spectrum of users and complements individual NATOPS manuals.
Purpose and Scope. a. This instruction prescribes general flight and operating instructions and procedures applicable to the operation of all naval aircraft and related activities. This instruction is not intended to cover every contingency that may arise nor every rule of safety and good practice. To achieve maximum value, the contents of all directives cited must be studied and understood. Routine interpretation and procedural questions should be referred to type wing/type command NATOPS offices for resolution prior to referral to COMNAVAIRFOR. Where the need arises, special instructions or waivers will be issued by COMNAVAIRFOR.
b. In the tactical environment, military exigency may require
on-site deviations from instructions/procedu