Pilot Aerial Rocket Control Panel/Indicator Functions continued
The RNG-KM thumbwheel selectors on the rocket panel are the pilot
manual range entry for ALL armament the pilot may select. Automat-
ic range calculations are based on the pilot LOS and radar altitude; a
flat earth model.
Left Thumbwheel selector
Selects multiples of 1000 meters.
Signals for automatic range calculation to be executed. During rocket engagements
time to function fuzing data is passed by the FCC to the ARCS.
Right Thumbwheel selector
Selects multiples of 100 meters.
4.20.2 Pilot Missile Control Panel.
The pilot missile
control panel, placarded MSL (fig 4-11), is located in the
pilot left console (fig 2-11). The function of each control is
described in table 4-8.
Pilot Missile Control Panel
Pilot Missile Control Panel Control/Indicator Functions
Disables Lock-On- After-Launch mode and defaults to Lock-On- Before-Launch
(LOBL) missile launch mode.
Direct fire LOAL launch trajectory.
Indirect fire LOAL launch trajectories.
This is the CHAN SEL switch and used to command the missile subsystem to accept
and validate the mode, code and quantity of missiles selected. The selection of
UPPER or LOWER tells the missiles subsystem which coded missiles to establish as
the priority channel, by default, the other coded missiles are the alternate channel.