These instructions are for use by the operators.
They apply to the C-12R, C-12T3, and C-12F3 model
1-2. WARNINGS, CAUTIONS, AND NOTES.
Warnings, cautions, and notes are used to
Explanatory examples are as follows:
An operating procedure, practice, etc.,
which, if not correctly followed, could
result in personal injury or loss of life.
condition, or statement which, if not
strictly observed, could result in damage to
or destruction of equipment, loss of
mission effectiveness, or long term health
hazards to personnel.
An operating procedure, condition, etc.,
which is essential to highlight.
instructions and procedures for the C-12R, C-12T3,
and C-12F3 aircraft under most circumstances. The
weight/balance data provided is mandatory. The
observance of procedures is mandatory except when
emergencies, adverse weather, terrain, etc. Basic
flight principles are not included. THIS MANUAL
SHALL BE CARRIED IN THE AIRCRAFT DURING
ALL FLIGHTS. Manuals printed from CD must be on
standard 8 1/2 x 11 paper.
Users are authorized to remove the chapters that
are not applicable to their aircraft model and are not
required to carry those chapters on-board.
1-4. APPENDIX A, REFERENCES.
Appendix A is a listing of official publications,
cited within this manual, which are applicable to and
available for flight crews.
1-5. APPENDIX B, ABBREVIATIONS AND TERMS.
Appendix B is a listing of abbreviations and
terms used throughout this manual.
The index lists, in alphabetical order, titled
paragraphs, figures, and tables contained in this
1-7. ARMY AVIATION SAFETY PROGRAM.
Reports necessary to comply with the safety
program are prescribed in AR 385-40.
1-8. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO
PREVENT ENEMY USE.
For information concerning destruction of Army
1-9. FORMS AND RECORDS.
maintenance records which are to be used by crew
members are prescribed in DA PAM 738-751 and
weight and balance manual TM 55-1500-342-23.
1-10. EXPLANATION OF CHANGE SYMBOLS.
a. General. Change symbols show current
changes only. Change symbols are not used to
indicate changes in the following: introductory
material; indexes and tabular data where the change
cannot be identified; blank space resulting from the
deletion of text, an illustration or a table; or correction
of minor inaccuracies, such as spelling, punctuation,
relocation of material, etc., unless correction changes
the meaning of instructive information and procedures.
b. Text and Table Changes. Changes to text
and tables, including new material on added pages,
are indicated by a vertical line in the outer margin
extending close to the entire area of the material