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[ANSWERED] Why is the autopilot master switched turned on before takeoff?


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It’s engaged for DFCS IBIT. DFCS IBIT disengages it as part of its test (not modeled). So it is off for takeoff. 

 

This is according to NATOPS and I believe it's also stated in Hearblur's F-14A/B Checklist.


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It’s engaged for DFCS IBIT. DFCS IBIT disengages it as part of its test (not modeled). So it is off for takeoff. 


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