Standard military formation

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Term Standard military formation
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non-standard formation

Broader term

formation flight

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Definition

a formation of aircraft flying under IFR in which each wingman aircraft will stay within 1 NM horizontally and 100 ft vertically of the lead aircraft.

Definition Source

EUROCONTROL (2010) EUROCONTROL Specification for harmonized Rules for Operational Air Traffic (OAT) under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) inside controlled Airspace of the ECAC Area (EUROAT), Ed. 1.3

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