Fighters Anthology

Takeoff Checklist
Takeoff
ACTION KEYS
Engines to AFTERBURNER OR MIL POWER
On some a/c afterburner is not available. On these a/c pressing 6 will engage mil power (100% rpm). 6
Brake OFF B
Stick 1/2 BACK AT VR (Rotate speed)
Calculate the rotate speed by looking at the minimum speed indicator and adding 30 knots.
Rotate 10 DEGREES by putting the FPI on the 10 degree pitch bar (see pic)
WARNING: Do not over-rotate the aircraft at take- off or the aircraft may stall. Be prepared to rapidly adjust the stick forward as the aircraft takes off....maintain precisely 10 deg pitch up.
Rotate 10 DEGREES by putting the FPI on the 10 degree pitch bar
Climb ADJUST THE STICK FORWARD AS NECESSARY TO MAINTAIN A 10 DEGREE CLIMB
Gear UP G
Flaps UP F
Climb TO ALTITUDE AT 20 DEGREES NOSE UP
Climb TO ALTITUDE AT 20 DEGREES NOSE UP
ACM CONFIDENCE CHECKS
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Display RWR
Shift - 5
Radar ON R
Radar DISPLAYED Shift 9
Adjust Radar to max range <