Three Step process for flying Formation in the T-6

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Three Step process for flying Formation in the T-6
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2011-03-27 18:20:50
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Formation T-6
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  1. FINGERTIP: Vertical (Stack)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • Slightly Low
    • Exhaust stack on top of wing
    • ELEVATOR
  2. FINGERTIP: Angle (Line)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 30o aft of line abreast
    • Lead's aft wingtip light on front edge of lead's engine exhuast stack opening
    • PCL
  3. FINGERTIP: Distance (Spacing)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 10 ft
    • FCP pilot look down lead's horizontal stabilizer leading edge or visualize 10 ft between wingtips
    • AILERONS
  4. ROUTE: Vertical (Stack)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • Level with lead
    • FCP pilot helmet on horizon
    • ELEVATOR
  5. ROUTE: ANGLE (Line)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 30o aft of line abreast up to line abreast
    • Strobe on spinner up to strobe on FCP pilot helmet
    • PCL
  6. ROUTE: DISTANCE (Spacing)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 2 shipwidths out to 500 ft (stable)
    • Imagine 2 shipwidths out to lead 2 x flash guard
    • AILERONS
  7. ECHELON: VERTICAL (Stack)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • Co-altitude unless route turn into which requires just low enough to maintain visual
    • Lead bisects horizon
    • AILERON
  8. ECHELON: ANGLE (Line)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • Line abreast to 30o Aft
    • Half of CFS door showing
    • PCL
  9. ECHELON: DISTANCE (Spacing)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 40 ft
    • Imagine 1 x T-6 wingspan between aircraft
    • ELEVATOR
  10. TURNING RJ: Vertical (Stack)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 2-4 Ship widths below
    • Put lead 2-4 ship widths above horizon
    • ELEVATOR
  11. TURNING RJ:Angle (Line)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 3 aspect/30o AA
    • Tail bisecting outer wing until you can see "star" or "SA" in the Saddle (Corrects vertical AND angle)
    • AILERONS
  12. TURNING RJ: Distance (spacing)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • Decreasing distance until at fingertip position
    • Check airspeed, 20-3- knots overtake until 500 ft
    • PCL
  13. STRAIGHT AHEAD RJ: VERTICAL (Stack)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • Slightly below lead (below turbulance)
    • Lead slightly above horizon
    • Elevator
  14. STRAIGHT AHEAD RJ: ANGLE (Line)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 0 Aspect (6 o'clock)
    • Lead's tail lined up with lead's canopy
    • Ailerons
  15. STRAIGHT AHEAD RJ:Distance (spacing)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • Decreasing distance until at fingertip position
    • Check airspeed, 20-30 knots overtake until pitot tubes visible
    • PCL
  16. FW(ET): Vertical (Stack)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 30-45o cone around lead's 6 o'clock
    • No single refernce possible due to size of cone. Normally will be in same vertical plane and thus able to see tail touching either wing
    • ELEVATOR
  17. FW(ET): Angle (Line)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 30-45o cone (3 Aspect-4.5 Aspect)
    • Tail bisecting outer wing (3 aspect) out to tail touching tip of outer wing (4.5 aspect) as long as in same vertical plane
    • AILERONS
  18. FW(ET): Distance (spacing)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 500-1,000 ft from lead in the 30-45o cone
    • 500 ft- Lead is 2 x the size of the flash guard and at 1,000 ft- lead is same size as flash guard with lead's tail flash NOT being visible
    • ELEVATOR & AILERON to "pull" Lead & Lag
  19. CLOSE TRAIL: Vertical (Stack)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • Just below lead's wake turbulance
    • Lead's engine stack on top of wings
    • ELEVATOR
  20. CLOSE TRAIL: Angle (line)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 0 Aspect (6 O'clock)
    • Fuselage aligned with lead's fuselage
    • AILERONS
  21. CLOSE TRAIL: Distance (Spacing)
    Description
    References
    Flight Controls
    • 1-2 ship lengths aft of lead
    • Tips of lead's elevator 1/3 out on wings or leads wingtips between AOA indexer and Mag compass
    • PCL

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