AIR FORCE T-38 TRACK INTERMEDIATES
Close fist with the thumb
extended and perform drinking
motion with thumb touching the
Fuel Remaining for like type In response to Fuel Check.
Extend one finger for each 1000
lbs of fuel board.
finger(s) vertically for 1000 to
5000 lbs, horizontally for 6000
to 9000 lbs. After signaling
1000 lbs. increments, pull hand
out of sight then signal 100 lbs.
increments in the same manner.
Signal zero with closed fist.
For example: To signal 6300
horizontally (indicating 6000
lbs); pull hand out of sight
(indicating a change from
thousands to hundreds); and
extend three fingers vertically
(indicating 300 lbs).
*Fuel Remaining for dissimilar In response to Fuel Check.
a. Less than 10 minutes
Use the "Land Immediately"
signal in Attachment 2.
b. For more than 10 minutes,
use up to five fingers to indicate
each 10 minute increment of
fuel as follows:
1 finger = 10 to 19 minutes
2 fingers = 20-29 minutes
3 fingers = 30-39 minutes
4 fingers = 40-49 minutes
5 fingers = more than 50
Downward motion with a closed Nod head.
fist, thumb extended downward.
Upward motion with closed fist, Nod head.
thumb extended upward.
Note: During a formation takeoff,
preparatory hand signals are not
required for raising the gear.
Hold fist at top of canopy and Nod head.
make several pumping motions.
Show hooked index finger.
Fishtail the aircraft.