The RNLAF has a requirement for Test, Teardown and Evaluation (TT&E) and/or Repair and/or Overhaul of Jet Fuel Starter
(JFS), Part number 160001-1100A for the duration of four (4) years ARO, with the option to extend the contract for one (1) year.
The pilot engaged the Jet Fuel Starter
(JFS) switch to the "ON" position to begin the normal start sequence.
I began to run the checklist for a Jet Fuel Starter
(JFS) assisted restart, as well as, the pre-ejection checklist.
The crew chief, for the jet I was inspecting, forgot I was in the number two intake and gave the pilot the go ahead to pull the Jet Fuel Starter
Looking across the flightline, he saw smoke billowing from the jet fuel starter
area underneath a host unit F-15C.