T-45A UJPT, E2-C2, ADV & IUT Eng-23
Other T-45A Systems
on PDU and pilot's forward view for
debriefing and analysis
The aircraft if equipped with either of
two VCR systems. One is manufac-
tured by TEAC (after ECP-223); the
other by Marconi (before ECP-223).
Aircrews may encounter either system.
The VCR control panel is located in the
AFT cockpit on the right console.
There are some minor differences
between the two system designs;
however, both provide a 2-hour VCR
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recording capability, and both utilize
the same 8 mm cassette tape.
VCR switch - forward cockpit
Location: upper left instrument panel,
fwd cockpit only
VCR SWITCH FWD COCKPIT
Description: operates VCR system
either full time (ON) or when master
armament switch is in ARM (AUTO)
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VCR switch - aft cockpit (Marconi VCR only)
Location: right console on the VCR
Description: operates VCR full time
(record) or allows forward cockpit pilot
to control VCR (FWD C/S) using the
VCR SWITCH AFT COCKPIT
forward cockpit VCR switch
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Momentarily press MODE push-button on
NOTE: The aircraft must be on the ground
(weight-on-wheels) and the system must be
in the navigation master mode for the BIT
circuits to function properly.