22 Sept 2019 M-13 Refuel Training

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22 Sept 2019 M-13 Refuel Training

Post by Shadow » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:28 am

M-13 Refuel Training
by Shadow

TIME: SEPT 22, 2019, 08:30L launch.
WEATHER: LIght clouds
Surface wind W @ 5kts,
Wind alloft SW @ 8kts.
LOCATION: Persian Gulf

MISSION:
The VFA-41 Black Aces will conduct refuel training. Launch and rendezvous with the KC-135. Each aircraft should try to receive at least 2000 lb of fuel. Adjust fuel load-out at launch accordingly. Command stresses the training exercise is still in a potentially hostile environment and at least a minimum A2A load-out is recommended.

SITUATION:
The Persian Gulf has been quiet. After the pounding the B-52's inflicted on Lar Airbase, the hostilities with IRAN have settled into semi-peaceful negotiation. Command is taking this opportunity to authorize some inflight refuel training. A KC-135 MPRS is airborne and carrier squadrons are ordered to conduct refuel training with the KC-135 TEXACO1.

RECOMMENDED TRAINING LOAD-OUT:
2X AIM-9X Sidewinder
4X AIM-120C AMRAAM
C/L Fuel Tank

TACAN:
NORTH STENNIS, 74X (ICLS 11) Carrier#1
COMMS, 127.5
BRC: 273

SOUTH STENNIS Carrier#2
COMMS, 133.5

4x F/A-18C, Dealer 1: 305.00 MHz, On Carrier#1
4x F/A-18C, Dealer 2: 306.00 MHz, On Carrier#1
2x F-14B, On Carrier#1
1x E-2D, Darkstar (AWACS): 266.00 MHz - PreSet Channel 20
1x S-3B, Arco (FUEL): 251.00 MHz - PreSet Channel 18
TCN: 30X
1x KC-135MPRS, Texaco1 (FUEL): 261.00 MHz - PreSet Channel 16 TCN: 35X

BULLSEYE: Way Point 2, common for all flights.
DIVERT FIELDS:
North: Khasab, TCN 84X, BRC 194, COMM 110.30
Central: Al Minhad AB, TCN 99X, BRC 90, COMM 110.70
South: Al Dhafra AB, TNC 96X, BRC 128, COMM 114.90
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Shadow
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Mission Commander Re-Assignment

Post by Shadow » Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:27 pm

Lt Trim is assigned as MC.

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