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To maneuver in relation to another aircraft, you will control the placement and magnitude of the ______ and ______ vectors
______ pursuit increases aspect angle and closure, while ______ pursuit decreases aspect angle and
The pitchout is a precision maneuver that requires a constant airspeed and altitude be maintained throughout the maneuver. T/F
The pitchout is the only method used to generate spacing prior to practicing a rejoin. T/F
What are number 2's responsibilities?
keep track of number 1,
match number 1’s turn, and
roll out behind and slightly below number 1.
Normal rejoin airspeed for the T-6A is ______KIAS unless otherwise briefed
What are number 1's responibilites?
maintaining a stable platform
During a turning rejoin, you should plan to arrive in the route position ______.
co-speed with number 1 and with no angle off
What can you use to control closure during a rejoin?
An overshoot is normally indicated when approaching route with ______
too much airspeed and/or too much angle off
If you don’t specify a side for number 2 to rejoin to during a straight-ahead rejoin, number 2 will ______.
rejoin to the left side
When performing a straight-ahead rejoin as number 2, you should attempt to ______.
stabilize in the route position
You are on a collision course if number 1 ___ ___ _____ ___ in the windscreen
stays in a constant position
What should you do to ensure lateral separation during an overshoot from a straight-ahead rejoin?
Turn away from number 1 slightly as you overshoot.
The fighting wing position is anywhere within a 30 to 45° cone at a distance of ______ - ______ feet aft of number 1.
How does number 1 direct the flight to go close trail?
Use radio call or places open hand on back of helmet
What are the bank limits in close trail?
In the close trail position, you should be ______.
1-2 ship lengths behind number 1 and slightly below number 1
In formation, the NORDO aircraft should normally be given or retain the ______ position.
Lost wingman procedures include what?
Calling lost wingman
Ensuring the separation of aircraft
Transitioning to instrument flight
You are in a wings-level descent when you lose sight of number 1. What should you do?
Turn away from number 1 using 15° of bank for 15 seconds, and then resume course.
During one type of lost wingman procedure, number 1 must roll out to help ensure separation. Which situation requires this action?
Turning into number 2
Practice lost wingman procedures may be initiated by either number 1 or number 2. T/F
F. only initiated by number 1
You have lost sight of the other aircraft in your formation and called “blind.” If there is no timely response to your call, you should ______.
maneuver away from the other aircraft’s last known position
what are the considerations concerning formation penetrations?
Wx must be 500 - 1 1/2
avoid rapid power or attitude changes
min 10% torque
turn, put number 2 on outside
Number 1 will advance the power to ______ to perform a formation missed approach
When going to initial, all turns in the pattern ______.
are away from number 2 using echelon references
During a traffic pattern and landing from the break, number 1 should ______.
land on the downwind side
Lead pursuit will ______ aspect angle and ______ closure
In fingertip, you are at a ______ aspect angle from number 1 with ______ angle off.
How will number 1 signal for a left turning rejoin?
Rock wings and roll out in a 30° bank left turn
What are the normal turning rejoin airspeed and bank angle for the T-6A?
180 KIAS and 30°
When accomplishing either a turning or straight ahead rejoin, number 2 should ______.
stabilize in route prior to moving in to fingertip
What are the limitations to close trail?
2-3 Gs maximum
Minimum of 120 knots
90° of bank maximum
When overshooting from a turning rejoin, you should ______.
not climb higher than number 1
When recovering with a NORDO number 2 to a straight-in or instrument approach, the aircraft with the operable radio will lead the flight through the approach until ______
the runway is in sight and landing clearance has been obtained
You are number 2 on the inside of a turn in IMC when you lose sight of number 1. What will you do?
Reduce power momentarily and tell number 1 to roll out.
When will you stack level on a formation approach?
After breaking out of the weather, but no later than 1/2 mile from touchdown
Number 2 should ______ when recovering to the overhead pattern
be on the outside of the turns
During a formation landing, ______.
number 1 should plan to land 1000 feet down the runway