PILOT OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (Page 16 of 16 pages)
|Allison 1710 - 111 R.H. Rotation )|
|1710 - 113 L.H. Rotation )|
3,000 RPM 54" boost
Left is the forward switch - right is the rear
Stan Wood comments: The top of the selector switch is MAIN TANK. The bottom quadrant is OFF or DROP TANKS. The left quadrant is OUTER WING TANKS. The right top quadrant is CROSS FEED and the right bottom quadrant is RESERVE.
Solenoid for emergency raising of u/c or if selector fails to move then roll red knob counter clockwise at same time apply selector.
1. Aileron boosters off.
2. Break doors on main system if possible.
3. Move source selector to down position and pump wheels down.
No emergency system for flaps (some flap may be acquired by selecting back to main system and pumping).
Oil temperature (75-90) min. 40
Oil pressure (60-70 mm. 55 (idling 15)
Fuel pressure (16-18 mm. 12 (idling 9) 24 - 25 on emergency
Glycol temp. (100-120) desired
Left switch is rear and right switch is forward
Automatic and manual toggling
Automatic constant speed
This material is courtesy of Stan Wood WW2 P-38 Pilot in the Pacific.
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