220.127.116.11.1. Responsibilities for individual T/Os:
18.104.22.168.1.1. Lead Student - Must obtain clearance for RKT 230 and 231. Pass clearance
to Wing on base frequency. The flight still taxis together. The T/O call includes a
request for minimum separation between T/Os. The T/O is conducted as in the FAM
stage. The flight joins when VFR on top.
22.214.171.124.1.2. Wing student - Obtain clearance and squawk from Lead on base frequency.
Perform a normal FAM type T/O. You are an independent flight until joined with Lead.
3.6. DEPARTURE / SID
3.6.1. Lead Student handles COMM/NAV for the flight. Wing student backs up Lead's NAV by
keeping the IP informed over the ICS. Both students are responsible for all normal checklists.
3.7.1. Both aircraft perform individual Penetration Checklists. Lead Student informs IP when to
squawk 1200/VFR and 4000/LL. Wingman squawks standby, but is ready to pick up the squawk
in the event the Lead's IFF is inoperative. A time hack is transmitted on the UHF by the Lead
Student when on top of the entry point: "Standby . . . Standby . . . Mark."
3.7.2. Be sure to have IP disconnect the trim prior to the entry point.
3.7.3. Section Formations - Both students are responsible for thorough knowledge of combat
spread and fighter wing formations and pertinent responsibilities per reference (c). Both
formations are flown along the route, therefore be familiar.
3.7.4. Section Maneuvering - Students must be thoroughly conversant with section maneuvering
tactics at low altitude per reference (c). Be ready to discuss the Check Turn (0-30 degrees),
Cruise Turn (30-60 degrees), Tac Turn (60-120 degrees), In-Place Turn (>120°) and Shackle
126.96.36.199. Turns are initiated with a wing flash or a turn into the Wingman. UHF transmissions are
used as a backup.
3.8. TURN POINT PROCEDURES
3.8.1. Two minutes prior
188.8.131.52. Provide turn point description and outbound heading.
184.108.40.206.1. STUDENT "Two minutes prior. The turn point is a water tower. Outbound
heading is 080."
3.8.2. Mark on Top
220.127.116.11. Mark the turn and note the time. Scan from 11:00 to 1:00 in the turn and watch for nose
movement relative to the horizon. Track the turn.
18.104.22.168.1. STUDENT "Right 080. Five seconds late."
3.8.3. Wings level outbound