MPTS AJET TAC 4301 – TAC 4304 T-45. TACTICAL FORMATION 1.2 HOURS/X. ORM. OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS / LIMITATIONS CREW REST/ CREW DAY / WORK WEEK WARM-UP ELIGIBILITY PREVIOUS FLIGHT COMPLETE? IP CURRENCY READ AND INITIAL HUMAN FACTORS LIFE STRESSORS / EXTERNAL FACTORS/ PERSONAL PROBLEMS
LEAD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DO ANY TURN AT ANY TIME FOR AREA MANAGEMENT!
Rwy Dep/Gnd Ejection
Loss of Navaids
Lost Plane/Lost Sight
Crew Resource Management
DO NOT FORGET TO DO YOUR ASAP REPORT
Turn a lot = Time a little
Turn a little = Time a lot
When just about to cross outside the engaged fighter’s new turn circle roll to the outside without loosing altitude and keeping the bandit in sightDisplacement Roll
± 20° at 4000 ftControl Zone
The goal of the fighter is to arrive in the control zone with range, angles, and closure under control. From there, he can maneuver to shoot the bandit.
Must have controlled entry into CZ with relative fuselage alignment. (No more than 20 degrees of misalignment in the front of the CZ and no more than 40 degrees of misalignment in the aft end)
Note that the CZ and the Guns Envelope do not overlap.You cannot employ the gun from the CZ!!
Work Tracking Guns Shots
Lead required for snapshot (pipper 1-2 plane lengths in front). Allows for quick shot and a lag back to safety of the CZ to maintain offensive position.
1000ft (using 31’ wingspan)
Closest shot range (Training Rules).
If wings overlap reticle, you’re too close!
Heart of Gun Envelope
¾ of reticle
½ of reticle
Solve for Plane of Motion
Squeeze Trigger With Lead Established and lag to Control Zone
“Trigger Down……… “
“Pipper on tracking, ……… Pipper off“
“ SNAP, looks good or missed high/low”