Exhibit: Jetfighter III
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