AIR FORCE T-38 TRACK INTERMEDIATES
If a collision appears imminent, take positive action to prevent a midair
(a) Recognize an overshoot situation developing; if unable to correct, then
execute an Overshoot; if there is any doubt as to whether to overshoot--there is no doubt--
Plan your Overshoot to pass two ship lengths behind Lead and beneath his
plane of motion.
Lower your nose and decrease bank to lag pursuit on Lead, bring PCL to
(d) Increase bank once outside the turn to stabilize. Do not pull into Lead or
pull any higher than the Echelon position.
(e) Once stabilized, move below and behind Lead back out to the rejoin line
approximately three ship widths (100 feet) and restart the Rejoin.
b. Common Errors
Wing does not recognize an unsafe situation and does not overshoot.
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