PART III - HANDLING
A.L.1 On 100% reaching mask
Oxygen As required reaching mask,
(emergency switch centred).
Harness Tight and locked.
Hood SHUT (not OFF).
Cockpit pressure ON.
Hydraulics Pressure 3,000 lb./sq. in.
Flying controls in power.
At 4,500 r.p.m. apply full
aileron and elevator and
ensure that the magnetic
indicators remain black.
Warning light out.
NOTE.-In bad weather to avoid the possibility of instru-
ment failure on take-off, the radar test switch
should be set to TEST then back to NORMAL.
This action overrides the undercarriage micro
switch and brings in No. 1 inverter After a few
seconds the artificial horizon and Mk. 4F com-
pass should be checked for correct functioning.
WARNING.-A check that the power control indicators are
black must always be made immediately
before take-off at not less than 4,500 r.p.m.
At any stage of a flight, if either automatic
Manual reversion or any form of stick jam-
ming occurs with POWER selected ON, imme-
diately switch Power OFF. Do not attempt
to re-engage Power Return to base and land
(a) Align the aircraft and roll forward a few yards to straighten
the nosewheel. Apply the brakes with rudder bar
central and open the throttle smoothly. If the brakes do
not hold at 6,800 r.p.m. they should be considered
unserviceable and the aircraft should not be flown.
Release the brakes and open the throttle fully, checking
the engine operation (see para. 58).