12 March 2004
USAF Tactical Formation
Each flight shall consist of two routes.
One flight shall be a 3-ship formation.
c. Ideally, by completion of T4202, all three local routes
should be flown.
Special Syllabus Requirements.
Formation brief, ground procedures, formation takeoff/
departure, formation references, mission commander
AP/1B (Wx, MTR's, SQ, etc.), tactical pilotage charts (TPC),
flight navigation, formation pacing/holding about a check
point, formation run-in/slowdown/airdrop/escape,
emergencies, formation recoveries, tactical formations,
formation lead changes (2- and 3-ship), and formation radio
Formation brief, crew coordination/cockpit procedures,
threats/hazards, low-level formation mission planning/chart
preparation, threat planning in formation, adjustments to
timing, student tendencies, and inadvertent weather