8-20. INTERIOR CHECK.
1. Cargo/loose equipment Check secure.
Ferry fuel tank caps shall be properly
secured to prevent fuel fumes from
escaping into the cabin.
2. Ferry fuel tanks and caps Visually check
fuel level of each tank, condition of seal, and
that cap is tight and properly installed.
Check tiedowns and platform assemblies to
determine if tanks are securely installed.
3. Ferry fuel tank selector valve(s) Closed.
4. Cabin door Locked and checked. Ensure
the cabin door is closed and locked as
follows. Check position of safety arm and
diaphragm plunger (lift door step) and each
of the six rotary cam locks align within the
orange sight indicators. In addition, the
following inspection and test shall be
performed prior to the first flight of the day.
a. Open cabin door Check that DOOR
UNLOCKED annunciator is extinguished.
b. Latch cabin door but do not lock Check
that DOOR UNLOCKED annunciator
c. BATT switch ON. Check that DOOR
d. Close and lock cabin door Check that
DOOR UNLOCKED annunciator is
e. BATT switch OFF.
5. Cargo door Locked and checked. Ensure
cargo door is closed and locked as follows:
a. Upper handle position Closed and
locked (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 (orange indicator must align
with orange stripe on carrier rod).
The untapered shoulder of the latching
pins should extend past each attachment
6. Crew/passenger briefing Complete.
8-21. BEFORE STARTING ENGINES.
GPU engine starts are the preferred
1. Parking brake Set.
2. Oxygen system Crew ready.
3. Pilot's instrument panel Check.
a. Compass control SLV.
b. PROP SYN switch ON.
4. Pilot's clock Check and set.
5. Pilot's subpanel Check.
a. MIC selector switch NORMAL.
b. Engine ice vanes As required.
The ENGINE ANTI-ICE switch should be set
to ON for all ground operations to minimize
ingestion of ground debris. Set switch to
OFF to maintain engine temperatures
c. PILOT AIR control As required.
d. DEFROST AIR control As required.
e. LDG GEAR CONTROL DN.
f. LANDING GEAR RELAY circuit breaker
g. All other switches Off.
6. Avionics panel switches As required.
Where excessive gravel/debris is present,
or the ramp is slippery, the pilot may
consider starting the engines with the
props in FEATHER, but must closely
monitor ITT on engine start.
7. Power console Check.
a. POWER levers IDLE.
b. PROP levers As required.
c. CONDITION levers FUEL CUTOFF.
d. Trim tabs Set.
e. Landing gear alternate extension handle
8. Pedestal Check.