Operation of the electric trim switch
system should occur only by movement of
pairs of switches. Any movement of the
elevator trim wheel while pressing only one
switch element denotes a trim system
malfunction. The AP/TRIM POWER switch
must be turned OFF and flight conducted
only by manual operation of the trim wheel.
Do not use autopilot.
m. Elevator trim control switch OFF, then
ON (resets electric trim; ELECT TRIM OFF
annunciator should extinguish).
n. Electric elevator trim Check.
(1) Elevator trim control switch ON.
(2) Pilot and copilot trim switches Check.
(3) Pilot and copilot. Check individual
element for no movement of trim and
(4) Check pilot switches override copilot
switches while trimming in opposite
directions and trim moves in direction
commanded by pilot.
disconnects while activating trim.
(6) Elevator trim switch OFF and ON
12. Pressurization Check and set.
a. BLEED AIR VALVES Both ON.
b. CABIN ALTITUDE Set 500 feet lower than
field pressure altitude.
c. CABIN PRESS switch TEST. Cabin
climb/descent gauge indicates a descent.
d. CABIN PRESS switch Release. Cabin
climb/descent gauge indicates a climb, then
stabilizes at zero climb.
e. Altitude selector Set
Pressure altitude + 200 feet.
13. CONDITION levers As desired.
14. GPWS Check.
8A-31. BEFORE TAKEOFF.
1. AUTOFEATHER switch ARM.
2. BLEED AIR VALVES As required.
3. Fuel panel Check fuel quantity and switches
4. Flight and engine instruments Check.
5. CABIN CONTROLLER Set.
6. Annunciator panels Check.
7. PROP levels HIGH RPM.
8. FLAPS As required.
9. Trim Set.
10. Avionics Set.
11. Flight controls Check.
12. Departure briefing Complete.
13. CABIN signs As required.
8A-32. LINE UP.
1. ICE PROTECTION switches As required.
2. Altitude alerter Check.
3. Transponder / TCAS / Wx Radar As
4. ENG AUTO IGNITION ARM.
5. Lights As required.
6. CONDITION levers HIGH IDLE.
7. POWER Stabilized 600 ft-lb minimum.
To aid in planning the takeoff and to obtain
maximum aircraft performance, make full use of the
information affecting takeoff shown in Chapter 7. The
data shown was achieved by setting brakes, setting
takeoff power, and then releasing brakes. The takeoff
will be accomplished in accordance with the Aircrew
Training Manual (ATM).
8A-34. AFTER TAKEOFF.
During takeoff and climb, the pilot flying
the aircraft should avoid adjusting controls
located on the aft portion of the extended
pedestal to preclude inducing spatial
1. GEAR UP.