An allowance of 25 U.S. gallons is made for run-up and take-off, and a further 60 U.S. gallons for a climb to 8, 000 ft. ... As this load with the containers carried is not unusual for the Dakota I, there are no special provisions made for aquot;take-offaquot;, aquot;flight to ... Immediately before container dropping is to commence operate the master switch ; this will extinguish the red warning light showing that the circuit is live.
|Title||:||RAF Airborne Forces Manual|
|Author||:||Great Britain. Air Ministry|