Exhibit: Fighters Anthology (1998)
Air to Ground Checklists
Air to Ground Checklists: Strafing
Ordnance: Internal Cannon, Rocket Pods.
Rockets are the preferred weapon for strafing because of their longer range (about 2 miles compared to about 3,000 ft for the M61 cannon. This means that on a strafing run your a/c can turn away before overflying the target.
|HUD TO ARM MODE||N|
|ACQUIRE TARGET VISUALLY OR ON RADAR|
|AT 3 MILES RANGE:|
|Pitch DOWN and"Walk" the shells through the target||15 Deg|
|At 1000 ft Alt|
|PULLOUT||3 - 4 G|
|drop CHAFF and FLARES||Ins Del|
Strafing run in the F-4 Phantom