9. BATT condition Check. Battery charge light
should be extinguished. If it is illuminated,
turn the battery switch OFF momentarily and
note loadmeter reading. Turn the battery
switch ON and wait approximately 90
seconds, then turn the battery switch OFF and
note loadmeter reading. Battery condition is
unsatisfactory if the battery charge light
remains illuminated and charge current fails to
decrease between checks.
10. ITT Check. Must be 750
or below for
1 minute prior to shutdown.
Monitor ITT during shutdown. If sustained
immediately to Abort Start procedure,
11. CONDITION levers FUEL CUTOFF.
12. PROP levers FEATHER.
Do not turn off exterior lights until
propeller rotation has stopped.
13. AVIONICS MASTER PWR OFF.
14. MASTER PANEL LIGHTS OFF.
15. Exterior lights OFF.
Wait until gas generator speed of both
engines drops below 10% prior to turning
off the MASTER SWITCH.
16. MASTER SWITCH OFF.
17. Oxygen system OFF.
18. Chocks As required.
19. Parking brake As required.
20. Flight controls As required.
8A-46. BEFORE LEAVING AIRCRAFT.
1. Wheel chocks As required.
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. MAP lights OFF.
7. Windows As required.
8. Emergency exit lock As required.
9. Galley power switches OFF.
10. Aft cabin light OFF.
11. 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.
13. 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
14. Aircraft secured Check. Lock cabin door