Operating Procedures - Continued
Air-to-Air Control of System - Continued
Be constantly aware of altitude and heading, and as soon
as possible, attempt to acquire and maintain visual
contact with the Drop Zone.
To prevent the use of too deep a Braking Mode on final
approach; perform a check of flight performance in all
braking modes, including 100%.
Drop Zone Approach.
Search for smoke or natural indicators of wind direction
and velocity in the drop zone.
As soon as you have visual contact with the drop zone,
and are aware of wind direction and velocity, begin to plan
a route into the landing area, if one has not already been
assigned to you in mission planning. Search the area
between your present