Milo Burcham operates propeller switches, a circuit breaker and a booster pump of a P-38 Lightning aircraft in the U.S.
United States USA Date:1943 Duration:4 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
A film about the United States Army Air Force Lockheed P-38 Lightning aircraft in the United States. The instruction version of the P-38 aircraft. A new recruit talks to American aviator Milo Garrett Burcham. Burcham sits in a cockpit. He operates the brakes to control the speed of the propellers. Propeller switches are operated to control revolutions per minute (RPM ) of the aircraft. Warning lights glow. A circuit breaker trips up as a short circuit occurs. The circuit breaker is pushed down. The aircraft taxis. Propeller system is operated, a booster pump is switched on and toe brakes are held. The brakes are applied to get the desired speed. Manifold Pressure Gauge on a panel. The aircrafts takes off. The warning lights blink. The circuit breakers trip. The RPM gauge shows increased propeller speed. The RPM is reduced to desired value. A circuit breaker switch is pushed. The aircraft in flight. The pilot operates handles and switches for single engine operation in case of an engine failure.
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