DURING TAXIING (CONT)
brakes. Note any indication of
nosewheel vibration or shimmy
during takeoff or landing.
*4. Magnetic compass - Check for free-
dom of movement.
1. Nose wheel - Center.
*2. Parking brake - Set. The parking
brake must lock without undue
pressure on the brake pedals and
release cleanly when parking
brake handle is reset.
Monitor oil temperature closely during ground operation with
propellers in FEATHER due to lack of air flow over oil cooler.
*3. Engine low idle speed - Check 52
to 55% N1.
*4. Propeller feathering - Check as fol-
a. Condition lever - LO IDLE.
b. Left propeller lever - FEATHER.
Check that propeller feathers
with no hesitation.
c. Check for proper pedestal
control detent position.
d. Left propeller lever - HIGH