Brakes may be used for reducing landing roll and for
POWER levers (runway assured) - IDLE
PROP levers - FEATHER
(14.) CONDITION levers - FUEL CUTOFF.
(15.) FIRE PULL handles - Pull.
(16.) MASTER SWITCH - OFF.
9-31. CRACK IN ANY SIDE WINDOW OR IN
If it has been determined that a crack has
developed in any side window or windshield:
Altitude - Maintain 25,000 feet or less.
(2.) Pressurization controller - Reset to maintain 4.0
PSI or less as required.
Prior to next flight, maintenance actions are
required. Refer to the Cracked Cabin
Window/ Windshield limitations in chapter 5.
While inner-ply cracking is not a structural
possible glass flaking from the damaged
area could interfere with pilot vision.
Visibility through the windshield may be
significantly impaired, windshield wipers
could be damaged if used on cracked
surface, and heating elements could be
inoperative in the area of the crack
Landing should be made with full flaps and landing
gear retracted Refer to Table 9-1 for pilot, copilot and
ferry chair occupant actions. Refer to figure 9-3 for
body positions during ditching. Figure 9-4 shows sea
swell information. Refer to FM 20-151 for techniques to
be used during ditching. Table 9-1 lists the appropriate
duties for crew and occupants for planned ditching and
Do not unstrap from the seat until all motion
stops. The possibility of injury and
disorientation requires that evacuation not
be attempted until the aircraft comes to a
(1.) Radio calls/transponder - As required.
(2.) Crew emergency briefing - As required.
(3.) ENVIRO & PNEU BILEED AIR valve switches -
(4.) Cabin pressure switch - DUMP.
(5.) Cabin emergency hatch - Remove and stow.
Seat belts and harnesses - Secured.
Flaps - DOWN.
(9.) Nonessential electrical equipment - Off.
10. Approach - Normal, power on.
Emergency lights - As required.
When the decision has been made to abandon the
aircraft in flight, the pilot will give the warning signal.
Exit from the aircraft will be through the main entrance
door, and in the departure sequence using the exit
routes as indicated in figure 9-1. Proceed as follows if
bailout becomes necessary:
Notify crew to prepare to bail out
(2.) Distress message - Transmit
(3.) COMSEC - ZEROIZE
(4.) Transponder - 7700.
Flaps - DOWN.
Airspeed - 116 KIAS.
Trim - As required.
Autopilot - Engage.
(9.) Cabin pressure switch - DUMP.
10. Parachute - Attach to harness.
11. Cabin door - Open.
12. Abandon the aircraft