T-34C PRIMARY FORMATION FLIGHT TRAINING
Figure 3-27 Pure Pursuit
Breakup and Rendezvous:
Lead. Prior to the first breakup and rendezvous, Lead establishes the formation in straight and
level unaccelerated flight at the briefed altitude and 150 KIAS. Lead can initiate the breakup and
rendezvous in either direction based on weather, area management, etc. Throughout the
exercise, Lead can continue the break beyond 180º or vary the rendezvous turn as necessary to
avoid clouds or keep the formation in the assigned area. Lead must ensure Wing is on the
opposite side of his break (Lead breaks away from Wing).
Set 150 KIAS, check Wing in the proper position, on the appropriate side, and the area
Give the break up and rendezvous signal (Figure 3-28) and look for Wing to acknowledge.
3-28 SECTION PARADE