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Guns Tracking Shot

Definition: A gun attack achieved by maneuvering to the rear quarter of a bogey.
Advantages:

Disadvantages:

ACTION KEYS
SELECT GUNS (LCOS)
Radar ON R
LOCK TARGET T
MANOEUVRE TO THE BOGEY'S REAR QUARTER
Point your nose ahead of the target
Match the bogey's bank
Match the bogey's turn rate so the bogey remains a constant distance below your FPI.
At this stage you are "In the saddle"
Pull up until the gun reticle is over the target designator box.
FIRE SHORT BURSTS of 1 second or less