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

F/A-18 Korea

Carrier Ops - Landing

LANDING
Contact APPROACH CONTROL to get a vector to the ship Shift A
Heading 1- 4 miles ahead of ship
RADAR ALTIMETER Ctrl A
ILS ON L
Contact Tower Shift T
Downwind
Hdg 3 miles abeam of ship and on a reciprocal course
Altitude 600 ft
Speed 250 kts
Gear DOWN G
Flaps DOWN F
Hook DOWN B
When Abeam of the Ship
maintain Hdg for 20 secs
Base
BANK LEFT at 45 DEG and 2-3 g
Alt 450 ft
RPM 70 %
Speed Slowing to "on speed"
Pitch 1 - 2 deg nose down
Final at 4 miles
Speed 250 kts
ROD 7 - 800 fpm
Pitch 4 deg nose down
Velocity Vector Place on the wires
AOA 7.6 deg
Final at 3/4 mile
"in the groove"
TRANSITION FROM ILS TO MEATBALL
"Call the ball" Shift L
Touch Down
Stick FORWARD
RPM 100 %
Bolter
Stick Gradually back
See pictures<

The F/A-18 Hornet Korea online tutorials take you step by step through landing.
The F/A-18 Hornet Korea online tutorials take you step by step through landing.

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