CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM KWCABLE RE PURPOSE OF FLIGHT INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM

Created: 1/18/1963

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I. ACFT NUMBER THREE HADE FLIGHT NUMBERNE HOUR ANDINUTES, TAKE OFFOURS

0 LBS, CGER CENT. PILOT JIM EASTHAM. PURPOSE OF FLIGHT INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM AND TYPE ONE EQUIPMENT CHECKS.

ORMAL AFTERBURNER TAKE OFF AND CLIMB WITH LEVEL OFFFTEAS. ACFT PASSED OVERAT

BACK-UP PITCH DAMPER FT ANDACH. THE BACK-UP ACFT PASSED OVER

TEAS. ACFT CLIMBED0 FT ANDACHPASSING OVER AUSTIN, ACFT TURNED RIGHT

ENROUTE TO

FOR RUN OVER

AT

WAS CHECKED WHILE OPERATING0 PITCH DAMPER CHECK WAS0 FTEAS,EGREE TURN TO THE LEFT AND

VOID

OUTHBOUND PASS OVER MXILL, NEV0 FTEAS.

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TWO

RATHER THAN THE PROGRAMMED SPEEDEAS. ACFTACE TRACK PATTERN TO THE RIGHT ANDECOND SOUTHBOUND PASS OVERT

AIRLINE TRAFFIC, RESLUTINGPEEDVER THE

0 AND SPEEDEAS. ACFT PROCEEDED TO VICINITY OF MACKERAL LAKE FOR ADF RADIO CHECK. THE ADF DIRECTIONAL INDICATOR WAS0 DEGREES OUT OF PHASE) AND VALUE WAS LOW. POWER WAS REDUCED TO BELOWER CENT RPM FOR DESCENT TO HOME PLATE. THE SAS DISENGAGED AND VARIOUS COCKPIT LIGHTS ILLUMINATED. POWER WAS ADVANCED TOER CENT, THE ILLUMINATED COCKPIT LIGHTS WENT OUT AND THE PILOT ENGAGED THE SAS. ALL SYSTEMS APPEARED NORMAL, BUT WHEN POWER WAS REDXED TO BELOWER CENT, THE SAME MALFUNCTIONS RECURRED. THE PILOT MAINTAINEDER CENT POWER AS LONG AS PRACTICAL DURING FINAL APPROACH Tp LANDING. ALTHOUGH CHUTE DEPLOYMENT WAS NORMAL, THE ACFT

CAUSE OF

DID NOT STOPT OUT

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION IS UNDETERMINED AT THIS TIKE. WOULD NOT STORE INFORMATION ATND 6. THE TYPEOPERATION APPEARED TO BE. SATISFACTORY. THERE WEREOFMARKS CFT

FURNISHED CHASE

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