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 Combat

At the Merge

At the merge you'd better have a plan... that MiG is sure to have buddies out there!

At the MERGE
Speed 350 kts
EXECUTE A BREAK TURN TO THE TARGET'S 6 O'CLOCK
AIM-9 RELEASE ENTER
GUN ATTACK
Snapshot:
Vel Vector 30 deg ahead of bogey
Bank to match aspect angle
FIRE
Let the bandit fly through the bullet stream.
Tracking Shot:
Select ACM radar mode Q
View PADLOCK 4


3 types of Gun pursuit:
Pure Pursuit
VV on bogey
Closure Rate
Match bogey speed
0
Speed - Increases G forces Increase
Lag Pursuit
Velocity Vector behind bogey
Closure LOW
G LOW
Lead Pursuit
VV In front of bogey
Closure HIGH
WATCH FOR OVERSHOOT


MiG-21 Fishbeds preparing to takeoff
MiG-21 Fishbeds and MiG-23 Floggers preparing to takeoff.

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