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Advance F/A-18 training


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Event details

This event is reg+ only. All current fixed wing tagholders can participate without the need to RSVP.


With the latest update to the F/A-18 Super hornet it introduced a clickable cockpit (DCS style). This training will focus all most new changes:

  • Startup procedure
  • DDI with TAC page usage
    • Electronic warfare page (countermeasure programming)
      • Flares
      • Chaff
      • AN/ALQ-165 Airborne Self Protection Jammer
    • Stores page
    • HUD repeater page
    • Radar page
  • MFD usage
    • HSI / moving map
  • UFC usage
  • HMD usage
    • Slaving weapons to the HMD
  • Changes in weapon employment
    • CCIP
    • CCRP / AUTO
  • Landing
    • Shore
      • VFR
      • straight approach
    • Carrier
      • Case I
      • Case III
    • Usage of the AoA indexer lights and AoA bracket.

Things we will not talk about:

  • AN/ASQ-228 ATFLIR Targeting Pod usage (Because it is currently not interactable through the DDIs. It's a known issue and might be fixed beforehand. If it does get fixed we will include it)
  • WSO seat / 2 seater usage. 
  • Air to air refueling (buddy pod usage)


If you would like to read into a guide beforehand you can use the offical guide released by the mod author team: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GkPktmwmrBR5OXrPUqc6rwRRMUCZC_n6_b6OHKI9Ogc/edit

If this is not enough you can read into official F/A-18 documents: https://info.publicintelligence.net/F18-ABCD-000.pdf (902 pages)

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