Lincoln gunner's checklist

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Title

Lincoln gunner's checklist

Description

Details checks for air gunner for:
before take-off; engines started; taxying and before landing.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Steve Baldwin

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Format

One page printed document

Language

Identifier

MCruickshankG629128-150428-14

Transcription

LINCOLN
GUNNER’S CHECK LIST

[underlined] BEFORE TAKE-OFF [/underlined]

TURRET .. .. ASTERN AND LOCKED

GUNS .. .. UNLOADED

AMMUNITION .. Check Auxiliary Feed Assisters

INTERCOM .. TEST on pilot’s order

OXYGEN .. .. TEST on pilot’s order

[underlined] ENGINES STARTED [/underlined]

TURRET .. .. Check power station

GUNSIGHT .. .. Check

LOOK-OUT .. .. Report to pilot – aircraft or vehicles astern

D.R.C. .. .. Stand by Master Unit and Read when pilot orders D.R.C. check

HATCHES .. .. Rear door – CLOSE – and report to pilot

TURRET DOORS .. Return to Turret, LOCK DOORS

GUNS .. .. DEPRESS

[underlined] TAXYING [/underlined]

LOOK-OUT .. .. Report to pilot aircraft or vehicles astern

[underlined] BEFORE LANDING [/underlined]

GUNS .. .. Unloaded and Depressed

TURRET .. .. Astern and locked

SWITCHES .. .. All OFF

REPORT TO PILOT Gunner’s landings checks complete

(54849-3 Wt. 21614/B.H.4708 150 9/52 Hw.

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Lincoln gunner's checklist,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 28, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17824.

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