Introduction to Tactical Formation--Section Turns
T-45C TS, ADV & IUT TFFP-02
Question 1 -- 22.214.171.124.1.3
What is the purpose of combat spread?
ANSWER: To provide mutual support
Question 2 -- 126.96.36.199.1.3
What is the wingman's position in combat spread?
ANSWER: 3/4 to 1 nm abeam the lead with 1000 ft of vertical
Question 3 -- 188.8.131.52.1.2
What are the wingman's responsibilities in combat spread?
ANSWER: Maneuver the aircraft to maintain combat spread
and employ proper lookout, communications, and flight safety.
Question 4 -- 184.108.40.206.1.1
What are the lead's responsibilities in combat spread?
ANSWER: Maneuver the section in a tactical environment,
optimizing the section's capabilities while carrying out specific
flight objectives, navigating, and ensuring flight safety.
Question 5 -- 220.127.116.11.2.1.1
While in combat spread the primary lookout for the
_________ is from 30 degrees outside the formation
sweeping through the formation to the aft visual limit.