Straight-path Tracking: The portion of the dive where the aircraft path through the air is a straight
line, with the pipper moving continuously toward the target.
Switchology: Managing the positions of the various armament control switches to release the
Target Fixation: The act of looking at the target only, paying no attention to flight instruments or
proximity to the ground.
Time of Fall: The time a weapon spends in the air from release to impact.
Time of Flight: See Time of Fall.
Trajectory: The path the weapon follows from release to the ground.
Trigger: The switch on the front of the control stick; only operates the simulated gun on the T-45C.
Winchester: Voice-call that indicates all ordnance is expended.
Wind-Corrected Tracking: Adjusting the tracking run to compensate for wind so that the pipper is
on the offset aimpoint at release altitude.
Zero Sight Line: The line from the pilots eye through the sight with a sight depression angle of