Exhibit: Fighters Anthology (1998)
Air to Air
Guns Tracking Shot
Definition: A gun attack achieved by maneuvering to the rear quarter of a bogey.
- More certain kill once a tracking solution is achieved.
- Longer time required.
- More predictable flight path required... this is very dangerous in a multi-bogey environment.
|SELECT GUNS (LCOS)|
|MANOEUVRE TO THE BOGEY'S REAR QUARTER|
|Point your nose ahead of the target|
|Match the bogey's bank|
|Match the bogey's turn rate so the bogey remains a constant distance below your FPI.|
|At this stage you are "In the saddle"|
|Pull up until the gun reticle is over the target designator box.|
|FIRE SHORT BURSTS of 1 second or less|