T-38 FORMATION COMMUNICATIONS GUIDE
Lead: (on VHF): <Tactical call sign> check Victor.
Wing: (on VHF): Two.
Lead: (on UHF) <Tactical call sign> check Uniform.
Wing: (on UHF) Two with information (Current ATIS).
Lead: North Ground, 3EXXX flight of two, taxi with information <current ATIS>.
Tower: 3EXXX and flight taxi runway XX, squawk XXXX.
Lead: 3EXXX and flight taxi runway XX, squawk XXXX.
Runup (After outbound call is made)
Lead: North Ground, 3EXXX flight of two in the runup request taxi to the approach end of
runway XX for a section takeoff, require full-length.
Ground: 3EXXX and flight, taxi as requested.
At the Approach end of the runway
Lead: North Tower, 3EXXX flight of two, holding short approach end of XX, ready for takeoff,
require full-length for section takeoff.
Tower: 3EXXX and flight, winds are XX at XX, cleared for takeoff, full-length available.
Tower may not say "full-length available." Clearance for takeoff at the approach end implies
full runway length. If there is any doubt confirm full-length is available with the tower. If
cleared "on to hold" request winds from tower if not previously given.