As student aviators, it is necessary for you to become familiar with the T-34C electrical system.
You must also become familiar with the location, operation, and purpose of various components
to be capable to operate the T-34C electrical system safely and effectively. This lesson covers
normal, emergency, and external power systems.
LESSON TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this chapter, the student will demonstrate knowledge of the T-34C
basic electrical system characteristics.
Describe the characteristics of the circuit breakers, relays and buses used in the T-34C
State the location and purpose of the battery.
Describe the characteristics of the battery.
Explain the method of recharging the battery.
Describe the battery compartment vent and drain system.
State the location, purpose and operation of the battery switch.
Identify the minimum voltage required for a battery start.
Identify the aircraft requirements for acceptance of external power.
State the location and purpose of the DC generator.
Identify the characteristics of the DC generator.
Describe the location, purpose and operation of the generator switch.
State the purpose of the generator control panel.
Describe the three functions of the generator control panel.
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