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Includes bibliographical references (p. 79-87)
|Statement||David A. Shlapak, Alan Vick.|
|Contributions||Vick, Alan., United States. Air Force., Rand Corporation.|
|LC Classifications||UG634.49 .S53 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 87 p. :|
|Number of Pages||87|
|LC Control Number||95040894|
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The Meaning of "Check-Six"The term "C heck-Six" has its origin in common direction-telling methods (as seen in films like Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, or Twelve O'clock High).For example, "I see an airplane at 11 O'clock" referring to the bogey (another aircraft) being to the front and slightly left of the aircraft ("12 O'clock" being directly ahead).
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