Link Trainer Instructor (658) Enlisted Personnel

Instructs and trains students or qualified pilots in technique of instrument flying, using the Link trainer.
Explains operation of equipment to trainee and demonstrates use of its controls and instruments and difference between operating characteristics of trainer and actual aircraft. Assigns a series of progressive practice exercises to trainee which includes simulated cross-country flights. During practice periods and test exercises, transmits simulated radio beam signals to trainee and operates equipment to give him flight instructions similar to those received in flight by radio from ground stations. Evaluates trainee's performance and maintains records pertaining to operation of the trainer. Inspects trainer prior to use, and operates the controls in order to determine whether it is functioning properly. Cleans and makes minor adjustments to the trainer.

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