Jetfighter III by Mission Studios Jetfighter III by Mission Studios
Exhibit: Jetfighter III

Air to Air: GUNS SNAPSHOT

Defn: A gun attack achieved by crossing the bogey's flight path (often at high angles).

Pros: Quick to execute.
Pros: You can keep your energy state high.
Cons: Target has a less predictable flight path.
Cons: More difficult to execute as you may only have a fraction of a second to get the kill.

Air to Air: Guns Snapshot
Mentally project the enemy flight path
Position the pipper well in front of this path
Correct as necessary to intersect the enemy flight path
Fire as bogey comes into range
WARNING It is exceedingly dangerous to lose sight of the enemy below the nose of your a/c. If this looks like occurring, maneouvre to keep the bogey to one side rather than below your a/c.

Approaching an unsuspecting air target
Approaching an unsuspecting air target