ACM 1 v 1 Defensive Maneuvering
T-45C TS, ADV & IUT ACMFP-03
Question 1 126.96.36.199.1
How can the fighter reduce the bandits offensive angular
ANSWER: Increase angle off tail (AOT)
Question 2 188.8.131.52.1
How can the fighter use the 3-D environment to his
1. Force the bandit to overshoot.
2. Strategically place your lift vector.
3. Defeat the immediate firing solution.
Sg 2, fr 2
NOTE: In this lesson, defensive maneuvers are viewed from
the defenders perspective. Therefore, the defender is the
ACM 1 v 1 DEFENSIVE
fighter and the attacker is the bandit. The associated
* Defensive concepts/
diagrams are labelled defender and attacker according to
aircraft position in the fight, not according to role.
* Last ditch maneuvers
A. Snap guns defense exercise 184.108.40.206.9
Purpose: practice defending against high angle-off
guns attack while maintaining sufficient energy to
counter next attack
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