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1

Tactical vertical stack

+/- 500

2

Tactical lateral spacing

2000 - 3000 feet

3

Tactical fore/aft position

LAB to -10°

4

Ideal tactical vertical stack

200 - 300

5

Tactical contract

200 KIAS 2-3 G

6

When do you use a check turn?

Small heading corrections

7

When do you use fluid turns?

When there is very little G or excess thrust available

8

Wedge aspect

3 - 4.5

9

Wedge spacing and vertical stack

2000 - 3000, 500 ft. (200-300 desired)

10

FM level 1

+/-10°, 1-2 G, 180-220 KIAS, 70-85% torque

11

FM lateral spacing

3000 - 4000 feet (3000 for level 1)

12

When does one call "fight's on" after FM entry?

1500 feet range

13

2000 ft. visual reference

Ejection seats and both pilots' heads visible

14

2500 ft reference

Ejection seats discernable but pilots cannot be distinguished

15

3000 ft. visual reference

Canopy begins to blend with the fuselage

16

Which turns require a radio call?

Hook turns into the wingman, check turns, cross turns, and shackle

17

Overtake on a straight ahead tac rejoin

10-20 knots

18

Overtake on a turning tac rejoin

10-15 knots

19

Altitude block for FM

11,000 - 12,000

20

FM level 2 power

85% - MAX

21

FM level 2 G

2 - 4

22

FM level 2 max bank

120°

23

FM level 2 airspeed range

150 - 250

24

FM level 1 airspeed range

180 - 220