8-20. INTERIOR CHECK.
1. Cargo/loose equipment Check secure.
2. Cabin door Locked and checked. Ensure
that the cabin door is closed and locked.
Check position of safety arm and diaphragm
plunger (lift door step) and that the four
sight openings on the inner facing of the
door and green stripe on each locking bolt
align with a pointer C . Check that each of
the six rotary cam locks align within the
orange sight indicators D . In addition, the
following inspection and test shall be
performed prior to the first flight of the day.
a. Open cabin door Check that the
b. Latch cabin door, but do not lock
annunciator light illuminates.
c. Battery switch ON Check that the
CABIN DOOR annunciator light is still
d. Close and lock the cabin door Check
that the CABIN DOOR annunciator light
e. Battery switch OFF.
3. Cargo door D Locked and checked.
Ensure that the cargo door is closed and
locked as follows:
a. Upper handle position Closed and
locked. The orange index marks on
each of the four rotary cam locks must
align within the sight indicators.
b. Lower pin latch handle position Closed
and latched. The
indicator must align with orange stripe on
The untapered shoulder of the latching
pins extend past each attachment lug.
4. Emergency exit Check secure and key
5. Crew/passenger briefing As required.
Refer to passenger briefing in Paragraph
8-21. BEFORE STARTING ENGINES.
1. Oxygen system Set. PULL ON CREW
2. Circuit breakers Check circuit breakers in.
a. LIGHT DIMMING controls As required.
b. CABIN TEMP MODE switch OFF.
c. BLEED AIR VALVES ENVIRO OFF.
ICE VANE As required.
e. INTR LIGHT switches As required.
g. MASTER PANEL LIGHTS switch As
h. INVERTER switches Off.
i. AVIONICS MASTER POWER switch
j. AUTOFEATHER switch OFF.
l. #1 ENG START switches OFF.
m. MASTER SWITCH Off.
n. #2 ENG START switches OFF.
4. Fuel panel switches Check.
a. STANDBY PUMP switches Off.
b. Auxiliary transfer switches AUTO.
c. CROSSFEED switch OFF.
5. Magnetic compass Check for fluid,
heading, and current deviation card.
6. CLOCK and MAP lights OFF.
REVERSE range while the condition levers
are in FUEL CUT-OFF may result in
bending and damage to control linkage.
7. Pedestal controls Set.
a. POWER levers IDLE.