U.S. Navy Carrier Vessel Nuclear (CV/N) NATOPS Manual

NAVAIR 00-80T-105

  • 194 pages
  • Distribution Statement C
  • July 31, 2009



This manual issues policy, guidance and information for CV and CV/N commanding officers, air officers, airoperations officers, air wing commanders, squadron commanding officers, aircraft detachment Officers-In-Charge,  and aircrews aboard CV/N class ships. The information presented herein includes relationships, responsibilities, training requirements, and selected normal and emergency procedures for conducting flight operations on and in the vicinity of the CV/N.


The responsibilities, requirements and procedures contained in this manual apply to all persons involved with flight operations on all CV/N-class ships. The information addressed in this manual encompasses a wide range of subjects that include planning and preparing for flight operations, control of and communications with aircraft, aircraft launch and recovery procedures, and aircraft and aviation weapons handling procedures.

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