Jet Fighter School

Air Combat Simulator Tactics and Maneuvers
by Richard G. Sheffield

Firing a Short-Range Missile at a Target Behind You

Situation:There's an enemy aircraft behind you, flying at roughly the same speed. You cannot outmaneuver it. Your opponent is not closer than one-half mile and not further away than two miles.
Maneuver:Fire a short-range missile; then break away hard from the attacker.

It's possible to fire a missile at an enemy aircraft behind you.


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