Introduction to Tactical Formation--Section Turns
T-45C TS, ADV & IUT TFFP-02
Aircraft turn radius
Vertical separation: vertical split with the wingman
normally stepped up 1000 ft
3/4 to 1 nm
Figure 1: COMBAT SPREAD POSITION
Point out reasons for vertical split in the fleet.
As you take a cut to combat spread, how will AOB
affect your position?
ANSWER: Too much AOB (leading to too much heading
differential) will cause you to go sucked; conversely, too little
AOB will cause you to go acute.