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Concorde overhead panel (Aft)
This section of the overhead panel covers the following;
1. Flightdeck door and crew communication
2. Lighting controls
3. Fwd Fuel Transfer switch
4. Anti Ice Part 1
5. Engine flight rating controls
6. Emergency Evacuation
7. Fasten Seatbelt and No Smoking Sign control
8. Captains lighting controls
9. Throttle Master
10. Co Pilots lighting control
11. Anti Ice Part 2
12. Auto throttle and engine controls
13. Hydraulic Servo control
14. Relay Jack Jam Control
15. Cockpit Voice Recorder Microphone
Click below to find out more
Cockpit Door lock interphone and steward call.
Some changes were made to this panel following the 9/11 attacks, the cockpit door lock switch was fitted and the ground call button moved to the panel below next to the no smoking/fasten seatbelt switches.
Navigation Lighting Control
Anti-Ice controls (Part 1)
Pressurization static heater control
Part of the anti-ice system these heaters prevent ice buildup on the pressurization vents/intakes
Air data system anti-ice control
Drain mast anti-ice control
Engine flight rating
Emergency Evacuation Controls
No Smoking / Fasten seatbelts / Ground call
Cockpit illumination controls (Pilot side)
Throttle Master Control.
Cockpit illumination controls (1st Officer side)
Anti Ice (Part 2) Engine, Wing and Intake
Concorde anti ice system is a combination of electrically heated panels and heaters and heated air systems. See below for detail.
Autothrottle and engine controls
Hydraulic Servo Control.
In the event of a PFCU jam fault it is possible to change control of the flight surfaces using the hydraulic control unit seen to the left. This unit is used in conjunction with the Icovol and Mech Jam indicators as shown below
Here you can see the basic diagram of hydraulic control for the flight surfaces
Relay jack panel
Fuel forward transfer switch
Cockpit Voice Reocorder Microphone
This is the Cockpit voice recorder microphone, for production units these microphones were fitted to the roof panel aft section.
The CVR control unit is on the engineers panel, the unit also incorporates a microphone which was disconnected but is still present.
CVR Control unit (located on the engineers panel)