8A-10. USE OF CHECKLIST.
Although a good working knowledge of all
aircraft procedures is desirable, it is not mandatory
that they be committed to memory. The pilot is
responsible for the initiation and accomplishment of all
required checks. Checklist items will be called out
orally and the action verified using the checklist (-CL).
Normally, the pilot not flying (PNF) will read the
checklist and perform such duties as directed by the
pilot flying (PF). As required will not be used as a
response; instead the actual position or setting of the
unit or item, such as "On" or "Up" or "Approach" will be
stated. Upon completion of each checklist, the
crewmember reading the checklist will announce
a. Listed below are the symbols used in the
following procedures and their associated meanings.
mandatory for night flights.
Indicates if installed.
Indicates an operational check contained
mandatory for all through flights. The
asterisk applies only to checks performed
prior to takeoff.
b. Placarded items such as switch and control
positions appear in boldface capital letters.
8A-12. BEFORE EXTERIOR CHECK
1. Forms/publications Check DA Forms
2408 -12, -13, -14, and -18, DD Form
publications, and availability of operator's
manual (-10) and checklist (-CL).
2. Oxygen system Check. Refer to
If high or gusty winds are present, and the
surfaces may be damaged by buffeting.
3. Flight Controls Unlocked and checked.
4. Parking brake As required.
The elevator trim shall not be forced past
the limits that are shown on the elevator
trim indicator scale.
5. Manual trim Check and set to zero.
Do not cycle landing gear handle on the
6. LDG GEAR CONTR DN.
7. EFIS POWER OFF.
8. Fuel pumps/crossfeed operation Check.
a. FIRE PULL handles Pull.
b. STANDBY PUMPS ON.
c. BATT switch ON (#1 and #2 FUEL
PRESS lights illuminated.
d. Fuel FIRE PULL HANDLES IN.
e. #1 and #2 FUEL PRESS annunciators
f. STANDBY PUMPS Off.
g. #1 and #2 FUEL PRESS annunciators
h. CROSSFEED flow alternately left and
right (FUEL CROSSFEED annunciator
illuminated, #1 and #2 FUEL PRESS
i. CROSSFEED flow OFF.
j. AUX TRANSFER AUTO.
9. Fuel gauges Check quantity.
10. EFIS POWER and INVERTERS ON,
a. EFIS POWER Push ON.
b. Turn ON either INVERTER.
c. Ensure both pilots EADI and EHSI are
d. EFIS POWER and INVERTERS Off.
11. Subpanel Check and set.