appear in STP 21-24, Soldier's Manual of Common Tasks, that all skill level 2 through 4
soldiers must identify.
No supplementary references are needed for this subcourse. FM 44-30, Visual Aircraft
Recognition (October 1986), is the reference to use for follow-on studies.
GRADING AND CERTIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE STUDENT
This subcourse has a multiple-choice examination that covers the lesson. You must score
a minimum of 70 percent on the examination to meet the objectives of the subcourse.
IPD awards three credit hours for successful completion of this subcourse.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Lesson 1: VISUAL AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION
Learning Event 1: Introduction to Visual Aircraft Recognition
Learning Event 2: Threat and Friendly Aircraft
Learning Event 3: Factors Affecting Detection and Recognition of Aircraft
Learning Event 4: Aircraft Recognition Features
Learning Event 5: Names and Numerical Designations of Aircraft
Learning Event 6: Line Drawings, General Data, and WEFT Descriptions