F/A-18 Korea - 1997 F/A-18 Korea - 1997 F/A-18 Korea - 1997 F/A-18 Korea - 1997

F/A-18 Korea

Air to Air - BVR

Most air combat will take place Beyond Visual Range (BVR). The following checklists are presented in the order in which they will be used in most aerial combat situations.

Air to Air
Check RWR and HUD for airborne threats indicated by " I "
Turn towards the threats
Radar ON
The Radar defaults to RWS mode
R
Adjust range Tab
Select Autopilot mode
Read about modes here
Shift A
Autopilot ON A
AUTO DESIGNATE /
OR
MOVE TDC OVER CONTACT Shift arrows
INTERROGATE IFF
Tone = FRIENDLY
Click = UNKNOWN
I
VIEW THE CONTACT 5
A MiG-21 evades an AIM-120
A MiG-21 evades an AIM-120

IF CONTACT IS FRIENDLY
UNDESIGNATE Shift /
Select RWS mode Q
Check RWR and HUD for threats
Execute a standard turn towards the threats
IF CONTACT IS UNKNOWN
Check Aspect angle
Check Closure
MANOEUVER STEERING DOT INTO THE NIRD
Padlock view 4 4
Manoeuver until Range is between Rmin & Rmax
Select AIM 120 [
Range 5-7 nm
SELECT AIM 9
LISTEN FOR RISING TONE INDICATING LOCK ON
Within 1 mile
SELECT GUN [

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