F/A-18 Korea

Carrier Ops

anding

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

Upwind the Carrier
Upwind the Carrier

Downwind
Downwind

Abeam
Abeam

Turn to Final
Turn to Final

Check Gear, Flaps, Hook down
Check Gear, Flaps, Hook down

In the Groove
In the Groove

Catching the 3 wire
Catching the 3 wire.

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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