IFF MODES what are they? Most of if not all of you should already know what ‘IFF‘ is, that lovely ability to go ‘Are you Friend or Unknown?’ because really it being called Identify Friend or Foe is a little […]
Tactical Form PositionsThe Formations and the Theory! Formation why fly it? We fly formation because: Mutual Support and Cover. Additional Weapons on target. Higher Life Expectancy. This means that people need to: Trust Lead to do his job. Be in […]
Close Air Support is as the name suggests when Air assets, normally Attack Helicopter or Fighter/Bomber aircraft operate with ground forces in attacks against a common enemy, often in close proximity to friendly forces. Due to this a series of controls are in place both to allow for clear and proper attack runs to be made as well as to prevent fratricide against friendly forces.
This set of SOP’s handles our basic Approach and Landing, individual aircraft will have their own terms/speeds and positions for things like the overhead break. As such this is a set of GUIDELINES not RULES. Combat flights will ALWAYS use […]