26 November 2002
CURRICULUM OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 8.26:
Targets and Banners Familiarization
Lecture with handouts
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction, the student
will identify the different types of airborne weapons
and describe their physical characteristics.
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Describe the development of Reeling Machine Launchers
(RML) up to and including the A/A47U-4A RML system.
State the rate, in feet per minute, which the A/A47U-4A
is capable of streaming towline.
State the maximum speed and the minimum and maximum
altitude at which the TDU 34A/A target may be towed.
State the type of construction material used and the
color scheme of the panel of the TDU-32 banner tow
State how the tow banner adapter allows the F/A-18
aircraft to tow and release the aerial banner tow
State how much tow cable is unreeled and positioned on
the runway overrun, in preparation for takeoff, when
launching a tow banner towed by an F/A-18 aircraft.