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 Test20.02.2010  

Test

Using the test panel the different cockpit-systems can be checked. By activating the switch on the test panel, the corresponding Warning and Caution-Lights, as well as audio signals are turned on for test. The panel is located on the left console.

The panel and his elements
Pictures from the Test Panel


The panel and his elements

Test


ElementTypePositionInformation
FIRE & OHEAT DETECTButton-Checks continuity of both systems and illuminates the ENG FIRE warning light and the OVERHEAT caution light and provides a CSFDR special event data save if depressed in flight.
OXY OTY2-Way switchOXY OTYTest the oxygen mechanism. Check, if the warning light and the master caution light goes on, if the oxygen goes under 1 litre.
OFFTest off.
MAL & IND LTSButton-Check all malfunction and indicator lights.
PROBE HEAT3-Way switchPROBE HEATApplies probe heat on the ground
OFFApplies probe heat only when airborne
TESTPerforms a test of the probe heating system
EPU GEN2-Way switchEPU GENAllows the EPU to be tested on the ground without hydrazine
OFFDeenergized position
FLCS PWR4-Status light
(green)
A=R 1Illiminate to indicate proper power output of FLCC during FLCS power test.
B=R 2Illiminate to indicate proper power output of FLCC during FLCS power test.
C=L 1Illiminate to indicate proper power output of FLCC during FLCS power test.
D=L 2Illiminate to indicate proper power output of FLCC during FLCS power test.
Test switch3-Way switchTESTWhen MAIN PWR switch is in MAIN PWR: Tests FLCC power output.
When MAIN PWR switch is in BATT: Tests FLCC power output on aircraft battery.
NORMWhen MAIN PWR switch is in MAIN PWR: Normal position. Tests EPU PMG power availability during EPU/GEN test on ground.
When MAIN PWR switch is in BATT: Not used.
MAINTFor maintenance use on the ground. Inoperative in flight.
STICK CONTROL
(only model D)
2-Way switchAFTThe stick is control from the read seat
FWDThe stick is control from the front seat

Note:
The showed panel drawing is a drawing with can be downloaded from my page Documents, plans and diagrams from the F-16.


Pictures from the Test Panel


Model C

Model C

Model C

Model C

Model D
 

Note:
To zoom please select the picture with your mouse.

Source:
Picture No. 4 was provided by Kostas Kefalas.


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