T-34C PRIMARY FORMATION FLIGHT TRAINING
Solo Chase. If the solo chase aircraft has an unsafe indication, both solo aircraft will
continue in the pattern and make a normal landing.
505. AIRBORNE LANDING GEAR INSPECTION
This discussion is not meant to replace the NATOPS procedures, refer to Chapter 15 for these
procedures. Consider using the VHF radio to establish discreet contact between aircraft if the
UHF frequency is busy. The inspection should be conducted at a minimum of 2000 feet AGL.
Figure 5-3 Airborne Landing Gear Inspection Checking the Mains
Figure 5-4 Airborne Landing Gear Inspection Checking the Nose
Cockpit-to-cockpit communication should include, as a minimum, any changes in configuration,
airspeed, or altitude of the aircraft being inspected. The inspecting aircraft should keep the other
aircraft informed of his current position, intended movements, and should not take undue risks
while inspecting the landing gear.
FORMATION EMERGENCIES 5-5