When rotation stops, neutralize rudder.
Do not pull out of the resulting dive
too abruptly as this could cause
excessive wing loads and a possible
Pull out of dive by exerting a smooth,
steady back pressure on control wheel,
excessive aircraft stresses.
8-44. MANEUVERING FLIGHT.
Maneuvering speed (V.) is the maximum speed
at which abrupt full control inputs can be applied without
exceeding the design load on the aircraft as shown in
Chapter 5. The data is based on 16,500 pounds and
there are no additional restrictions below this weight.
There are no unusual characteristics under accelerated
8-45. FLIGHT CONTROLS.
The aircraft is stable under all normal flight
conditions. Aileron, elevator, rudder, and trim tab
controls function effectively throughout all normal flight
control forces are relatively light in the extreme aft CG
(center of gravity) condition, progressing to moderately
high with CG at the forward limit. Extending and
retracting the landing gear causes only slight changes in
control pressure. Control pressures resulting from
changes in power settings or the repositioning of the
wing flaps are not excessive in the landing configuration
at the most forward CG. The minimum speed at which
the aircraft can be fully trimmed is 106 KIAS (gear and
flaps down, propellers at high RPM). Control forces
produced by changes in speed, power setting, wing flap
position and landing gear position are light and can be
overcome with one hand on the control wheel. Trim tabs
permit the pilot to reduce these forces to zero. During
single engine operation, the rudder boost system aids in
relieving the relatively high rudder pressures resulting
from the large variation in power.
8-46. LEVEL FLIGHT CHARACTERISTICS.
All level flight characteristics are conventional
throughout the level flight speed range.
Section V. ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
The purpose of this section is to inform the pilot of the
special precautions and procedures to be followed
during the various weather conditions that may be
encountered in flight. This section is primarily narrative;
only those checklists that cover specific procedures
characteristic of weather operations are included. The
8-48. COLD WEATHER OPERATIONS.
pressure to the deice boots, do not
simultaneously actuate the surface
and antenna deice systems in the
below -40 0 C can cause permanent
damage to the deice boots.
Under conditions where one bleed air
source is inoperative, sufficient bleed
air pressure for deice boot inflation
may not be available. Prior to deice
boot inflation, check the regulated
minimum of 16 PSI. If insufficient
pressure exists, increasing engine N1
and/or decreasing aircraft altitude
will increase bleed air pressure.
Operational difficulties may be encountered
during extremely cold weather, unless proper steps are
taken prior to, or immediately after flight. All personnel
should understand and be fully aware of the necessary
procedures and precautions involved.
Preparation For Flight. Accumulations of snow,
ice, or frost on aircraft surfaces will adversely affect
takeoff distance, climb performance, and stall speed to a