Do not turn off exterior lights until
propeller rotation has stopped.
17. Exterior lights OFF.
18. DC voltmeters Check voltage.
19. Overhead panel switches As required.
20. Oxygen system Off.
21. AVIONICS MASTER PWR OFF.
Wait until the gas generator speed of both
engines drops below 10% prior to turning
off the MASTER SWITCH.
22. MASTER SWITCH OFF.
23. Chocks As required.
24. Parking brake As required.
25. Control locks As required.
8-46. BEFORE LEAVING AIRCRAFT.
1. Wheels Chocked.
Brakes should be released after chocks are
in place (ramp conditions permitting).
2. Parking brake As required.
3. Flight controls Locked.
4. Overhead flood lights OFF.
5. STANDBY PUMPS OFF.
6. Transponder As required.
7. COMSEC Zeroize as required.
8. Emergency exit lock As required.
9. Aft cabin light OFF.
10. Door light OFF.
If strong winds are anticipated while the
aircraft is unattended, the propellers shall
be secured to prevent windmilling with
zero engine oil pressure.
Conduct a thorough walk-around inspection,
checking for damage, fluid leaks, and levels.
Check that covers, tiedowns, restraints, and
chocks are installed as required.
12. Aircraft forms Complete. In addition to
established requirements for reporting any
system defects, or unusual and excessive
operation such as hard landings, etc., the
flight crew will also make entries on DA
Form 2408-13-1 to indicate when limits in
13. Aircraft secured Check. Lock cabin door
Section III. INSTRUMENT FLIGHT
This aircraft is qualified for operation in
instrument flight meteorological conditions. Flight
handling, stability characteristics, and range are the
same during instrument flight conditions as when
under visual flight conditions.
8-48. INSTRUMENT FLIGHT PROCEDURES.
Refer to FM 1-240, FM 1-230, FLIP, AR 95-1,
TC 1-218, FAR 91 (subparts A and B), applicable
foreign government regulations, and procedures
described in this manual. Accomplish all instrument
flight tasks in accordance with the appropriate ATM.
Section IV. FLIGHT CHARACTERISTICS
A pre-stall warning in the form of very light
buffeting can be felt when a stall is approached. A
mechanical warning is also provided by a warning
horn. The warning horn starts to alarm approximately
5 to 10 knots above stall speed with the aircraft in any
configuration. If correct stall recovery technique is
used, little altitude will be lost during the stall recovery.
For the purpose of this section, the term "power-on"