STANDARD DIVISION PROCEDURES
Figure 7-2 Balanced Cruise Formation
In fingertip, DASH-3 will match DASH-2's spacing off the lead (Figure 7-3). In this formation,
each aircraft is flying a parade position on their respective interval. This formation will be used
when the formation encounters marginal weather.
Figure 7-3 Finger Tip Formation
Tactical formations: There are many different formations used in tactical operations and it is
not practical to try to list them all here. Tactical formations generally offer mutual support to the
formation and prevent compromise of the entire formation if one or two aircraft are spotted.
STANDARD DIVISION PROCEDURES 7-3