SAM: Surface-to-air missile.
Sectional Chart: A civilian chart scaled 1:5,000,000. Published by the National Oceanic and
Shackle: A road recce maneuver used to correct the formation and check six; not the same as the
shackle in Tactical Formation. See also Weave.
Strip Chart: The chart of a particular mission cut and pasted to kneeboard size.
Supply Convoy: One or more trucks observed during a road recce.
TACLEAD: The tactical lead of a multiplane mission; as opposed to the flight lead. Can be either
pilot of a two-plane mission.
Tactical Pilotage Chart (TPC): A Department of Defense navigation chart for use below
5,000 AGL; scaled 1:500,000
Tally: Target in sight.
Turnpoint: A checkpoint that requires a heading change.
Visual: Wingman in sight.
WAC Chart: World Aeronautical Chart. A civilian chart scaled 1:1,000,000.
Weave: A road recce maneuver used to check the six o'clock and to move the wingman from one
side of the formation to the other . See also shackle.