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Pilot`s Notes Lancaster Pilot`s Notes

LANCASTER I, III & X

PILOT'S AND FLIGHT ENGINEER`S NOTES

Air Ministry, May 1944

ILLUSTRATIONS AND LOCATION OF CONTROLS NOT ILLUSTRATED

LOCATION OF CONTROLS
Service Location
Undercarriage warning horn test pushbutton Behind pilot's seat.
Cross feed cock On floor, just forward of the front spar.
Priming pump and cock (if fitted) In each inboard nacelle
Air intake heat control Left of pilot's seat.
Radiator shutter switches On starboard cockpit wall.
Supercharger gear hange lever (on early Lancaster I) To right of starboard master engine cocks.
Ground/flight switch. On starboard side aft of front spar.
Cockpit heat controls One each side of the fuselage just forward of the front spar. Two adjustable louvres in fuselage nose.
Oxygen master valve At forward end of oxygen crate
Camera pushbutton control On starboard rail of cockpit.
Reconnaissance flare stowage On either side of fuselage forward of flare chute.
Flame floats or sea markers stowage On cither side of fuselage adjacent to flare chute.
FUSES
Location Service
(a) Inside junction box at forward end of bomb aimer's compartment Bomb gear fuses.
(b) Pilot's auxiliary fuse panel Bomb gear fuses.
(c)Navigation panel Radio fuses.
(d) Mid turret position Mid-upper and underturret call lights, and, on early aircraft beam approach fuses.
(e) Main electrical conttol panel General services.

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