Air Combat Maneuvering
BACKGROUNDACM TRAINING RULES, GENERAL
What is cause for transmitting Knock it off?
ANSWER: An aircraft enters a cloud, an aircraft loses sight; an unbriefed aircraft enters
engagement; or an aircraft goes below the deck
If two-way radio communication is lost, you will ________.
ANSWER: terminate maneuvering, rock wings, and set up a 30-degree AOB rendezvous turn
For training purposes and safety, all gun tracking will be broken off at 1,000 ft.
The student will normally initiate the knock-it-off call for training objectives.
Anyone can call a knock-it-off for safety reasons.
What action do you take if you hear Knock it off?
ANSWER: Terminate maneuvering and return to combat spread
Head-on passes will be ______ unless the situation dictates otherwise.
What is the procedure if your two-way radio communication is lost?
Rock your wings.
Set up a 30-degree AOB rendezvous turn.
What is the procedure if you lose sight during ACM?
Transmit Lost sight.
Wait for further instructions from other aircraft in your flight.
BACKGROUNDACM TRAINING RULES, WEATHER
18. You may take off and penetrate an overcast with a three-plane formation in the ACM stage.