Figure 3-10.--Internal canopy and hatch jettison initiator.
hatches can be actuated by the external jettison
initiators or by the pilot/copilot internal jettison
The TACCO or SENSO hatch explosive charges
can be actuated individually by the respective TACCO
or SENSO handle/initiator.
Each right and left upper wing-to-fuselage fillet has
an explosive-shaped charge attached near the outer and
rear fillet attachments (fig. 3-11). The explosive-shaped
charge cuts the attached fillet from the aircraft to allow
complete egress of the respective hatch. A fillet support
is cut by a second explosive-shaped charge attached at
The fillet-support severance explosive-shaped
charge is attached at the bottom of the internal fillet
support to cut the support, allowing the fillet to separate
from the aircraft during the emergency egress system
Figure 3-11.--Fillet FLSC assembly.