Case III Qualifications on CVN-74 John C. Stennis. Cold and dark start with night conditions at Al Dhafra AB. Pre-flight preparation is crucial with grasp of Case III approach procedures.
With night operations in effect 80 miles off Abu Dhabi, the John C. Stennis is conducting night qualifications. Fly the proper approach and landings as assigned to night qualify in the FA-18C. Expect very dark night conditions. Critical attention to the briefing is of the utmost importance.