|Stages of aerial combat. |
From the movies we imagine how the air
battle. Two aircraft make complex maneuvers in the air to go
opponent in the tail and hit him on the back hemisphere. Nevertheless,
this is not the whole dogfight, it starts much earlier.
The loser is usually lost before the planes
seized in this dizzying tangle. True, at this moment
She has no clue about it.
In a dogfight can distinguish five basic steps:
DETECTION. This is a fairly responsible phase of the forthcoming
aerial combat. You cannot hit what could not detect.
That modern dogfights occur at great speed and
Time take minutes, and seconds, leaves no time for pilots
long-term thinking and decision making. Therefore, beat
enemy by their actions even for a few seconds is
paramount importance. Early detection of the enemy allows you to
first start preparatory maneuvers, and perhaps even
catch him off guard. And when, and you'll be discovered, the initiative
will already be in your hands.