NIGHT FORMATION FLIGHT PROCEDURES--GROUND PROCEDURES
79. What are the differences between night and day taxi/hold short procedures?
a. Pilots need to know taxi routes and taxi signals by line personnel.
b. Move slower "twice the caution, half the speed."
c. Use taxi lights for all taxi movements.
d. Maintain 300-ft taxi interval.
80. Taxi interval at night is______ft________.
ANSWER: 300, on centerline
NIGHT FORMATION FLIGHT PROCEDURES--FLIGHT PROCEDURES
81. What type of rendezvous is normally conducted for the initial rendezvous?
ANSWER: TACAN rendezvous
82. What factor of an abort becomes more critical at night than during the day?
ANSWER: Voice communication
83. During a running rendezvous, the wingman maintains a six o'clock approach until 2,000 ft from
lead, at which time he moves out 400 ft abeam to a_______position from the lead and establishes
ANSWER: 5 or 7 o'clock; parallel
84. During a running rendezvous, when the wingman is close-aboard and calls _________ , the lead should
turn the anti-collision light off and turn his external lights to
ANSWER: "Lights"; dim and steady
85. During a nighttime TACAN rendezvous, if the lead is not sighted, the wingman flies to point 1 and
commences a ______ -degree turn.
86. During a nighttime TACAN rendezvous, once the lead has been sighted, the wingman flies tointer-
cept the bearing line using a maximum of________degrees AOB.
87. During a night TACAN rendezvous, the wingman maintains a________-ft step down until a
"visual" is made with the lead aircraft and the wingman is on bearing with fuselage alignment.
88. A CV rendezvous at night is conducted co-airspeed, using_________ instead of _____ to