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What is the mark (red circle) in the attached on the AIM-9 HUD?

 

I don't see it mentioned in manuals. Could it be a gun range indicator?

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Thanks, but no, Rmin is the triangle next to my ringed mark.

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No, but why would that matter?

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Thanks, but that is not the answer.

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Gun Maximum Range

 

Yep, that's what I guessed in the first post. Do you know that for sure, or are you just guessing? Not seen that mark shown anywhere in manuals or guides for the AIM-9.

 

It is mentioned in the EA guide as you said on p275-276, but that is for the AIM-7. Nothing on the AIM-9 on p266., but presumably it is the same thing, just themanual needs updating.


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According to the video by Wags, it's the range to the target

 

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According to the video by Wags, it's the range to the target

 

 

Thanks, but sorry, but you're looking at the wrong mark. You're talking about the one on the inside at around 3 o'clock in my image. We are talking about the one ringed in red on the outside.

 

We've established that it is gun range.

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Thanks, but sorry, but you're looking at the wrong mark. You're talking about the one on the inside at around 3 o'clock in my image. We are talking about the one ringed in red on the outside.

 

We've established that it is gun range.

 

 

You're right, I was confused myself as I just went back to watch it, and realised he was already at Rmin. Thought it was a seperate cue for missile to target range.

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