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 last formation used the standard "fingertip formation" to do the missing-man pull.
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.