Air Combat Maneuvering
allowing the section to disengage. As the bandit switches, the free fighter will call the direction of the
pass and an initial bugout heading. The fighter should ensure that he takes out all lateral separation
at the pass. Following the switch, the engaged fighter will maneuver as necessary, while regaining
his energy, to the called heading.
Following is an example of voice comm that would occur from the middle of a multi-switch
Free fighter: Rainmans Joker.
Engaged fighter: Copy the Joker, lets work the bug.
Free fighter: Turning in, tally visual.
Engaged fighter: Heads up, Bandits nose low, switch, switch, Bandit coming to you from the
Free fighter: Tally left to left. [Bandit acknowledges]
New engaged fighter: Lets Bug 180.
New free fighter: Rainman copies, 180.
Free fighter: Bandits in a left hand turn, 90 to go, 1 mile, looks like a good bug.
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