Jet Fighter School

Air Combat Simulator Tactics and Maneuvers
by Richard G. Sheffield

Pitch Back


You're attacking your opponent head-on with at least 500 knots of airspeed.



This kind of maneuver is called an out-of-plane maneuver—you're maneuvering in the vertical plane while your opponent is in a flat turn.


This maneuver looks tricky—and it is. Pull back hard on the stick, loop, and then turn behind the target if it's there.

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