Pilots are expected to have full knowledge on helicopter transport, helicopter CAS, fixed wing CAS, and fixed wing transport. They are expected to know the limitations and abilities of both 111SOG airframes as well as some enemy airframes. Pilots will be expected to learn how to work with JTAC in an abbreviated 9-liner call in. Pilots will learn how to dictatate crew chief responsibilities, LZ designation, sling loading, fast roping, and many other things.
Familiarization: (This is not a complete list but a summary of things that will need to be known)
MH-9M, AH-9M (L.M.H.) Variants, UH-60 Variants, CH-47, MH-47, Huey, Mi Kajman, and others.
F16, F18, A10 Variants, DC3, C130 Variants, V44 X Blackfish Variants
Skills to be Mastered:
Accurate dropping of munitions based on JTAC or Fireteam leader call ins, Sling Loading, Fast Roping, quick and accurate landing in hot zones (while taking fire), terrain defilade, touch and goes, rooftop pickups and dropoffs, air based reconnaissance, autorotation, and a few other things.
Things to help you get prepared :