fingertip formation

fingertip formation

A four-aircraft formation like the fingertips of a hand held horizontally. It can be either left or right fingertips. Also called a fingerfour formation
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The flight joined up in fingertip formation over the target and made one final pass.
In close fingertip formation, turbulence, small stick movements, or heading changes by the flight lead could create enough closure to rapidly result in collision.
Satisfied we were ready to fly, we departed Sedona, climbed to 8,500 feet MSL, squawked 1200, and began our route as a flight of four, flying in a fingertip formation.