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Tahkli - 474 Avionics Maintenance Squadron - 1972

Last Updated 27 March, 2004

All images & notes courtesy of Bill Myatt - Tahkli 1972, 474 AMS.
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01-CENPAC 03-Test Station-SSgt.-John Bell-testing-out-the-NCU-LRU-Navigational-Computer-Unit 04-NCU-LRU-without-its-cover 06.Attack-Radar-Antena
Computer that runs all Automatic Test Stations
Test Station - testing out the Feel & Trim Unit LRU
This station test all flight controls and all Bomb Navagaion Systems.
Test Station-SSgt.-John Bell-testing-out-the-NCU-LRU-(Navigational-Computer-Unit)
07.Test-Stations-for-testing-out-the-AR-and-TRS-radar-systems. 67-106-F-111A  
These T.S.s tested out all radar systems on the F-111A , Radars and Radar scopes along with a few others components.
The Wallet Card is so that when you looked at the Gun Film taken by the ARS system,,you could read the lights on the film to determine what mode and several other things that were going on while the photo was taken
Code lights
Tahkli 1972
05.Test-Station-A1C-David-Hill-testin-out-the-ACU-LRU-Attack-Radar-Control-Unit 08.Test-Station-for-testing-out-the-INS-SPU-LRU-and-other-gyros. 09.Test-Station-Holding-Fixture-with-an-INS-SPU  
(AttackRadar Control Unit) .
This is a manual T.S and it is used to test anteena control units, LOCUS, and a few sealed Instrumentation Indicators
This was a manual Test Station that test out all gyro type systems, and all INS Platforms.
 Test-Station-Holding-Fixture-with-an-INS-SPU being tested.
This fixture is sitting on a three foot diameter coulumb of hard concrete set ten foot into the ground. The fixture is set to true north and all shop personell has to stand fifty feet away when fixture is being set to true north. Only have to check settings every three months or so. Foot steps will register when checking true north  
474 AMS lapel pin
A few of these were given out by a GD rep. There may have been more but I only saw them at Tahkli

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