African alternate deployment route
Using the Central American route, depots are placed at
Corpus Christi, Texas; Villahermosa, Mexico; Howard AFB, Panama;
Venezuela; and Brazil (Figure 16, page 31).
a. Long-Range Flights
Self-deploying aircrews and ASTs must train for long-range
flight with extended-range fuel systems.
flights should include operating the aircraft at high gross
weights, if possible.
Flights should include hands-on training
with the extended-range fuel system that is to be installed on