These instructions are for use by the operator(s). They
apply to the RC-12D aircraft.
1-2. WARNINGS, CAUTIONS, AND NOTES.
Warnings, cautions, and notes are used to
emphasize important and critical instructions and are
used for the following conditions:
An operating procedure, practice, etc. ,
which if not correctly followed, could
result in personal injury or loss of life.
An operating procedure, practice, etc.
, which, if not strictly observed, could
result in damage to or destruction of
An operating procedure, condition,
etc. , which is essential to highlight.
instructions and procedures for the RC-12D aircraft
under most circumstances. The observance of
provided is mandatory. The observance of procedures
is mandatory except when modification is required
because of multiple emergencies, adverse weather,
terrain, etc. Your flying experience is recognized, and
therefore basic flight principles are not included. THIS
MANUAL SHALL BE CARRIED IN THE AIRCRAFT AT
1-4. APPENDIX A, REFERENCES.
Appendix A is a listing of official publications cited
within the manual applicable to and available for flight
1-5. APPENDIX B, ABBREVIATIONS AND TERMS.
Appendix B is a listing of abbreviations and terms
used throughout the manual.
The index lists, in alphabetical order, every titled
paragraph, figure, and table contained in this manual.
Chapter 7, Performance Data, has an additional index
within the chapter.
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
materiel to prevent enemy use, refer to TM 750-2441-5.
1-9. FORMS AND RECORDS.
maintenance records which are to be used by crew
members are prescribed in DA PAM 738-751 and TM
1-10. EXPLANATION OF CHANGE SYMBOLS.
Changes, except as noted below, to the 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 affected;
exception: pages with emergency markings, which
consist of black diagonal lines around three edges, may
have the vertical line or change symbol placed along the
inner margins. Symbols show current changes only. A
miniature pointing hand symbol is used to denote a
change to an illustration. However, a vertical line in the
outer margin, rather than miniature pointing hands, is
utilized when there have been extensive changes made
to an illustration. Change symbols are not utilized to
indicate changes in the following: