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F/A-18E Super Hornet: Fence Check

Fence Check involves setting the operating status of your countermeasures.

Fence In
(entering enemy airpsace)
Activate EW system
On the UFC
Select AUTO or ON
Leaving enemy airspace and approaching the carrier
Activate EW system On the UFC
Select OFF

If you have the countermeasures activated the Hornet will dispense flares and chaff every time the skin is painted by a search radar. This was really annoying me until I read about this in the manual.

I'd thought my Saitek Throttle was malfunctioning, triggering random chaff and flares. Another story proving I should R.T.F.M. !

F/A-18E Super Hornet

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