The Drivers Office

For other a/c details see "Pre-Flight Walkaround".)

 


Pilot, Copilot, Navigator, Bombadier, Gunner all in one seat.

Control Stick
Grip
Using one to Fly

THE LEVER for stopping!

 

General
Cockpit Images
Front
InstrumentPanel
Left
Instrument Panel
Right
Instrument Panel
Egress System Details Other
Details
What they can do!

 


Take a tour of the Cockpit with Bryan Remer, former VA-22 Scooter Driver who lives in Oakland, CA.
Left side close-up view of Redtails Skyhawk. BuNo 158137, GF-00, by providing photographer and former VA-22 Driver Byran Remer.
Close-up upper cockpit view of Redtails Skyhawk BuNo 158137, GF-00, on display at the USS Hornet museum with Byran Remer.

Cockpit 1 Cockpit 2 Cockpit 3 Cockpits - Aft
Inst-Panel 1 Inst-Panel 2 Inst-Panel 3 Left Console 1
Left Console 2 Left Console 3 Right Console 1 Right Console 2


General Cockpit Images

Early A4D Instrument Panel Layouts A4D-1 A-4A 142168 Later A-4B A-4C

 

A-4L A-4L A-4L A-4 cockpit  

 

TA-4F 154332 TA-4F 154332 TA-4F 154332   OA-4F 2nd seat

 

TA-4J 158137 TA-4J 158137 TA-4J 158137 TA-4J 158137 facing aft  

 


Front Instrument Panel

142809 A-4B
Inst Panel
TA-4J 158137 TA-4J 158137 TA-4J 158137 TA-4J 152853
Front Seat
RNZAF TA-4K Skyhawk front seat Kahu instrument panel drawing. RNZAF TA-4K Skyhawk rear seat Kahu instrument panel drawing.      
Early ARBS TA-4F 152853
"G" Meter
TA-4J
Front Cockpit
TA-4J
Rear Cockpit
TA-4K
2nd seat.


Left Instrument Panel

RNZAF A-4K Skyhawk Kahu Throttle Quadrant. RNZAF Official photo via Don Simms.

A-4L Throttle Assembly: Tony Yaeger, an aviation parts collector, sent the Association some photos asking for an id on the below throttle assembly. The results of the investigation are:
The Alfa and Bravo had a protected "Air Start" Switch, but not in the configuration shown here.
The Charlie had the "Air Start" Switch but the presence of a "Spoiler" Switch rules out the Charlie.
The "Comm - Mike" Switch configuration rules out the Mike and the T Birds.
The presence of a "Air Start" Switch rules out the Echo and Foxtrot. And there is no "Nose Wheel Steering" Switch, that also rules out the Foxtrot.
Since the Lima was a reworked Charlie, with spoilers retrofitted, this throttle fits the criteria for a A-4Lima.
 

TA-4J 158137 TA-4J 158137 TA-4J 158137 TA-4J 152853
Left Console
 


Right Instrument Panel

TA-4J 158137 TA-4J 158137 TA-4F 154332 TA-4F 154332 TA-4J 152853
Right Console
RH rear side console of an unknown RNZAF TA-4K Skyhawk        


Egress System Details

Lightweight Seat TA-4J 152853
Rear Seat
Canopy ejection initiator on RNZAF A-4K Skyhawk. Behind the seat of an unknown RNZAF A-4K Skyhawk. Safety pin location behind the ejection seat of an unknown RNZAF A-4K.

 


Other Details

In a Skyhawk Driver's Office, you may find various magical tools that he would use to ensure a successful flight. This is a "Flight Prediction Wheel". If used properly it predicted a successful end to the flight. If used improperly................. well let's not talk about such unpleasant things.


From Youthly Puresome

 

Gun Sight TA-4F 154332
HUD
TA-4 Landng Gear Lever.    

 


What they can do while in the cockpit.

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