Figure 7-3.-Displays control panel.
push-button mode selection switches for
air-to-ground or air-to-air selection. The panel also
contains the all-weather landing/precision course
direction push-button switch for air-to-air mode
selection. The all-weather landing/precision course
direction switch is used when weapons are to be
released using the data link system.
CONTROL STICK. The control stick
(fig. 7-4) is located in the forward cockpit and
contains the weapons selector button, weapon trigger,
bomb release push button, and the DLC/CHAFF
DISPENSE push button.
Figure 7-5.-Master light control pannel.
MASTER LIGHT CONTROL PANEL. The
master light control panel (fig. 7-5) is located on the
right side console of the forward cockpit and contains
the ACM thumb-wheel control. This thumb-wheel
controls the 26-volt ac to the ACM panel indicator
LANDING GEAR HANDLE. The landing
gear (LDG GEAR) handle (fig. 7-6) is located on the
left vertical console of the forward cockpit.
Movement of the LDG GEAR handle operates a switch
assembly that functions as an armament safety device.
This assembly prevents inadvertent missile launching,
bomb release, rocket firing, and ACM encounter
jettison of external weapons/stores when the aircraft
Figure 7-4.-Control stick.
Figure 7-6.-Landing gear handle.