Introduction to Tactical Formation Procedures
T-45A UJPT, ADV, & IUT TFFP-02
(1) Continue the set turn procedure
(2) After 90 degrees of turn, check and call lead's "Six
There is a possibility of losing sight after 135 degrees of turn. Finish
explaining the procedures and then stimulate a discussion by asking a
question to see if the student can think through the maneuver.
Lead: after obtaining a visual on the wingman, check his
six and call, "Visual, six clear"
Wingman: maneuver into combat spread
Common error for in-place turn away from wingman
Problem: wingman fails to make corrections off lead in first
90 degrees of turn, resulting in wingman being acute or
sucked out of turn
Correction: adjust AOB and g appropriately to compensate