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Fighter Weapons Instructor Training 2014


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Fighter Weapons Instructor Training 2014

In the period from April 22th until October 24th 2014 will 12 'students' participate in the Fighter Weapons Instructor Training (FWIT).
Denmark-> 2 pilots, The Netherlands-> 4 Pilots, Belgium-> 4 Pilots, Portugal-> 2 Pilots, Norway-> 1 IP.
FWIT is hosted by the 323 Tactess squadron at the Leeuwarden Airbase.
FWIT, as the course is called, turns experienced European Participating Air Forces (EPAF) F-16 pilots,
usually captains qualified as four-ship flight leads, into weapons officers.

The weapons-instructors has to know after this training all ins and outs of the system (Link 16 datalink capabilities,
the radar performance, GPS-aided inertial navigation system,)
weapons (500-pound Paveway II bomb, GPS/laser-guided weapons, such as GBU-16, 38, 49)
and tactics of the Mid Life Update F-16 to be used.

The graduating students and the instructors return to their squadrons with the latest information on weapons and tactics
to share his skills and expirence to his squadron pilots.


FWIT European Participating Air Forces (EPAF) Participants:

Belgium (BAF)
FA-91 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 28/04 BAF251 / Dep.22/05 BAF252
- - - Arr. ../0.?? BAF2..

FA-117 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 28/04 BAF252 / Dep.25/06 BAF251

FA-103 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. 28/04 BAF502 / Dep.30/06 BAF504


FA-94 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. 09/05 BAF431 / Dep. 20/05 BAF451
- - - Arr. 28/07 BAF419 / Dep. 03/10 BAF461
FA-127 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 09/05 BAF262


FA-123 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. 20/05 BAF451 / Dep. ../.. BAF4..
- - - Arr. 18/08 BAF451 / Dep. 05/09 BAF411
FA-72 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 22/05 BAF252 / Dep. ../.. BAF2..
FA-98 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 28/07 BAF211 / Dep.19/09 BAF212
FA-121 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 28/07 BAF212 / Dep.07/08 BAF211
FA-124 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. 29/07 BAF504 / Dep.19/08 BAF451
FA-132 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. 29/07 BAF511 / Dep.18/08 BAF451
- - - Arr. 19/08 BAF451 / Dep. 17/10 BAF411

FA-128 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 07/08 BAF211 / Dep.19/09 BAF211
FA-84 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 14/08 BAF255 / Dep. ../.. BAF2..
- - - Arr. 05/09 BAF251 / Dep ../.. BAF2
FA-134 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. 05/09 BAF411 / Dep. 17/10 BAF412

FA-101 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 19/09 BAF211 / Dep. 17/10 BAF212
FA-91 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 19/09 BAF212 / Dep. 17/10 BAF211
FA-110 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. 03/10 BAF461 / Dep. 17/10 BAF413

Support
FB-23 F-16BM 10 Wing Arr. 28/04 BAF501 / Dep. BAF501 support
ST-47 SF-260D CC Air Arr. 28/04 BAF199 / Dep. BAF199 Support
ST-48 SF-260D CC Air Arr. 28/04 BAF198 / Dep. BAF198 Support
FB-18 F-16BM 10 Wing Arr. 09/05 BAF432 / Dep. BAF432 support
FB-15 F-16BM 10 Wing Arr. 29/07 BAF501 / Dep. BAF521 support
FB-20 F-16BM 10 Wing Arr. 29/07 BAF503 / Dep. BAF522 support


Flyvevåbnet (Royal Danish Airforce), Denmark
E-606 F-16AM 730Esk Arr. 28/04 DAF3279 / Dep. 27/05 DAF3263

E-006 F-16AM 730Esk Arr. 09/05 DAF3262 / Dep../.. DAF32..
- - - Arr. 28/07 DAF3279 / Dep. 26/08 DAF3267
- - - Arr. 14/10 DAF3278 / Dep. 17/10 DAF3278

E-075 F-16AM 727Esk Arr. 27/05 DAF3263 / Dep.03/07 DAF3263
- - - Arr. 01/08 DAF3278 / Dep../.. DAF32..
- - - Arr. 08/09 DAF3278 / Dep. 17/10 DAF3277

E-604 F-16AM 730Esk Arr. 18/08 DAF3262 / Dep. 05/09 DAF3729
E-004 F-16AM 727Esk Arr. 26/08 DAF3267 / Dep. 03/10 DAF32..
E-017 F-16AM 727Esk Arr. 06/10 DAF3279 / Dep. 17/10 DAF3279

Support

T-402 MFI-17 FLSK Arr. / Dep. 04/07 DAF3266
T-418 MFI-17 FLSK Arr. 07/07 DAF3267 / Dep. DAF6268
ET-612 F-16AM 730Esk Arr. / Dep. 14/10 DAF3279


The Netherlands (RNLAF)
J-020 F-16AM 312sq Arr. 28/04 STING1 / Dep.../06??
- - - Arr. ../..?? / Dep.12/08 FIST2
- - - Arr. 06/10 BURST1 / Dep. 17/10 TIGER1


J-136 F-16AM 312sq/312td Arr. 28/04 STING2 / Dep.03/07 FLANKER2
- - - Arr. ../.. / Dep. 17/10 TIGER2


J-xxx F-16AM 322sq/323td Various Leeuwarder F-16's


J-009 F-16AM 313sq Arr. 22/05 METAL1 / Dep. 03/06 TIGER1
J-866 F-16AM 313sq Arr. 03/06 TIGER1 / Dep. 30/06 STING2
J-015 F-16AM 313sq Arr. 30/06 METAL1 / Dep. 0./07
- - - Arr. 28/07 TIGER1 / Dep. ../..
J-643 F-16AM 313sq Arr. ../.. / Dep. 08/10 TIGER1
J-514 F-16AM 313sq Arr. 13/08 TIGER2 / Dep. 05/09 COBRA2
- - - Arr. 08/09 SNAKE /Dep. 26/09 BONZO01
J-001 F-16AM 313sq Arr. 08/10 TIGER1 / Dep. 17/10 STING1

Força Aérea Portuguesa (Portuguese Airforce), Portugal
15102 F-16AM Esq201 Arr. 28/04 AFP22 / Dep. 04/07 AFP22


15113 F-16AM Esq201 Arr. 28/04 AFP23 / Dep. 04/07 AFP23

15114 F-16AM Esq201 Arr. 28/07 AFP32 / Dep.17/10 AFP32

15122 F-16AM Esq201 Arr. 28/07 AFP33 / Dep. 12/09 AFP21
15132 F-16AM Esq201/301 Arr. 12/09 AFP22 / Dep. 17/10 AFP33

Support
16806 C-130H-30 Esq501 Arr./Dep. 28/04 AFP38 Support
- - - Arr./Dep. 30/05 AFP80 Support crew change
16706 C-295M Esq502 Arr. 03/07 / Dep. 04/07 AFP06
- - - Arr. 26/08 AFP54 / Dep. 27/08 AFP54
16804 C-130H-30 Esq501 Arr. 03/07 / Dep. 04/07 AFP33

16801 C-130H-30 Esq501 Arr. 28/07 AFP43 / Dep. 29/07 AFP43
- - - Arr./Dep. 21/08 AFP06 Support
- - - Arr./Dep. 17/10 AFP91 Support
- - - Arr./Dep. 20/10 AFP92 Support
- - - Arr./Dep. 23/10 AFP04 Support

16805 C-130H-30 Esq501 Arr. 05/09 / Dep. 05/09 AFP03
16710 C-295MPA Esq502 Arr. / Dep. 25/09 AFP33

The seven-month course consists of three flying phases:

AIR-TO-AIR phase
The Air-to-Air phase will be from April 23rd until July 04th.
The air-to-air phase, begins with basic fighter maneuvers (BFM), --> air combat maneuvering (ACM),
At May 30th the 12 Students have successfully completed this phase.
The next phase starts at June 2nd --> tactical intercepts (TI),--> finally by air combat training (ACT).
In this period several Nato country will send some fighter who will be playing the "enemy".
After this period there will be a holiday stop until July 20th.

"Enemy" participants BM / ACM phase

30+89 EF20000 TaktLwG74 Arr. 26-05 GAFN.. / ETD 27-05 GAFNO02A
31+09 EF20000 TaktLwG74 Arr. 26-05 GAFN.. / ETD 27-05 GAFNO02B

"Enemy" participants TI / ACT phase

15107 F-16AM Esq201 Arr. 02/06 AFP53 / Dep.20/6 AFP53

15112 F-16AM Esq201 Arr. 02/06 AFP54 / Dep.20/6 AFP54


15122 F-16AM Esq201 Arr. 02/06 AFP55 / Dep.20/6 AFP55



FA-72 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 23/06 BAF251 / Dep. 27/06 BAF212
FA-128 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 23/06 BAF253
FA-133 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 23/06 BAF254 / Dep. 27/06 BAF251
FB-21 F-16BM 2 Wing Arr. 23/06 BAF255 / Dep. 27/06 BAF252
FA-97 F-16AM 2 Wing Arr. 23/06 BAF261 / Dep. 27/06 BAF211
FA-119 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. / Dep. 30/06 BAF501
- - - Arr. / Dep. 01/07 BAF503
- - - Arr. / Dep. 02/07 BAF431
FA-124 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. / Dep. 30/06 BAF502
- - - Arr. / Dep. 01/07 BAF504
- - - Arr. / Dep. 02/07 BAF433
FA-107 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. / Dep. 30/06 BAF503
- - - Arr. / Dep. 01/07 BAF501
FA-106 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. 30/06 BAF504
FA-110 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. / Dep. 01/07 BAF502
- - - Arr. / Dep. 02/07 BAF432
FA-109 F-16AM 10 Wing Arr. / Dep. 02/07 BAF434


AIR-TO-GROUND phase
The "Air-to-Ground"(Surface) phase begins at July 21th until October 17th. After two weeks of academic,
the "Air-to-Ground"(Surface) phase begins with --> basic range missions --> basic surface attack --> and by opposed surface attack.
The dropping of "Live" and Dummy bombs during the "Air-to-Ground" (Surface) training practiced will be at various shooting ranges in
The Netherlands (Vliehors "Cornfield" Range, Vlieland) and other countries (Oksbol, Denmark)

STRIKE TARGET "CORNFIELD" Range


   Logbook Vliehors "Cornfield" range, Vlieland

Final Mission employment WK41 &42 The final mission employment phase combines all the techniques and tactics taught during the previous phases.
The phase included flying with live ordnance and coordinating with other air and ground assets in complex real-world missions.
At the end off course (October 2014) there will be a end presentation and a graduation.


Participants Final mission employment phase

ZK-313/EN Typhoon FGR4 No.29sq Arr. 08/10 RFR7009 / Dep. 09/10 RFR7007
- - - Mission C/S WARLORD1
ZK-325/FK Typhoon FGR4 No.29sq Arr. 08/10 RFR7008 / Dep. 09/10 RFR7008
- - - Mission C/S WARLORD2
041 Falcon20ECM 717skv/FESK Arr. 13/10 NOW043 / Dep. 17/10 NOW43
- - - Mission C/S RAVEN
G-275 C-130H-30 336sq Arr. 13/10 NAF76 / Dep. 15/10 BISON
- - - Mission C/S BISON
LX.N90... E-3A NAEW&CF NATO06
- - - Mission C/S MAGIC
LX.N90... E-3A NAEW&CF NATO24
- - - Mission C/S MAGIC71
xx-xxxx KC-135R 100ARW QUID68
xx-xxxx KC-135R 100ARW QUID71
LX.N90... E-3A NAEW&CF NATO
- - - Mission C/S MAGIC72
xx-xxxx KC-135R 100ARW QUID68


October 29th & 30th End presentation and Graduation party

On the last two days of the FWIT is on the first day Tactics symposium
for all current Weapon Instructors and students present their final study.
In the evening they received their weapons instructor badge.
The next day is the official graduation with multiple briefings and presentations.

During the training, participants wear still left badge.
On 30 October, the graduation and were 12 new weapon instructors for the Fighter Weapons Instructor Training 2014.
From that moment , they may wear the right badge.

Visitors FWIT End presentation and Graduation party

CE-01 ERJ-135LR 21sm BAF623

Mission times:

During the FWIT the students will make 2 waves a day (1145-1330LT and 1445-1630LT) with 12 F-16's,
besite the regular flying Program of the Leeuwarden based F-16's.

Evening flying
Air to Ground 1930-2230Lt
WK37--> 08-09 until 11-09
WK38--> 15-09 until 18-09 Live Mk.82 (500pnd)
WK39--> 22-09 until 26-09 Live Mk.82 (500pnd)
Air to Ground 1500-1830 & 1930-2230Lt
WK41--> 06-10 until 10-10
Also friday (10/10)night 1700-2300Lt
WK42--> 13-10 until 16-10

FWIT Mission Callsign's:

Mission callsign's
COPPER, DEMON, DEVIL, EVIL, EAGLE,
FALCON, FANG, FLANKER, IGOR IVAN, KING MIG, VIPER



Frequency:
UHF VHF STATION
FIGHTERTOWN LWD
281.550 ch.u02(13) - Ground
247.675 ch.u03(12) 120.700 ch.v03(12) Tower
337.000 ch.u04(8) 132.025 Rapcon North
279.525 ch.u07(9) - Arrival
264.325 ch.u06 132.350 Dutchmil
397.275 - Dutchmil Pri.
Vliehors"Cornfield"range
279.000 Pri. Ch.14 138.075 Range control
369.200 Sec. 122.100 Range control
CRC "BANDBOX"
379.850, 317.670 360.875, 258.000 355.625, 316.075
376.775, 245.450 361.400, 368.800 315.270, 277.450
FWIT Air to Air
138.425 138.500 KING 138.575 FLANKER
138.850 VIPER 138.875 139.450 FALCON
140.450 FANG 140.500 EVIL 141.225
141.500 DEVIL - -
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