What jettison mode is the only one controlled
by the pilot?
The F/A-18 aircraft is a single-seat, dual-role
(fighter/bomber), and supersonic aircraft. External
electrical power can be applied at the external power
receptacle on the left side of the forward fuselage. This
is easily accessible from the deck level. The external
power connector connects 115/208-volt, three-phase,
400-hertz ac external power to the ac bus. When
external power is not available, the aircraft has an
auxiliary power unit (APU) to drive either of the
aircraft generators for functional checkout of the
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Figure 15-5.Station configuration capabilities.