8-14. LEFT WING, AREA 1.
Left wing area Check as follows (fig. 81):
General condition Check for skin damage
such as buckling, splitting, distortion, dents,
or fuel leaks.
(approximately 0.25 inch play) and skin
distortion, or dents.
Fuel sump drains (3) Check for leaks.
Controls and moveable trim tab Check
security and moveable trim tab position.
All static wicks (24) must be
Static wicks (4) Check security and condition.
Wing pod, navigation lights and antennas Check
Recognition light Check condition.
Outboard antenna set Check condition.
Main tank fuel and cap Check fuel level visually,
condition of seal, and cap tight and properly
Outboard deice boot Check for secure bonding,
cracks, loose patches, stall strips, and general
Stall warning vane Check free.
Inboard dipole antenna set Check for
security and cracks at mounting points.
Check bonding secure, boots free of cuts
Wing ice light Check condition.
AC GPU access door Secure.
Recessed and heated fuel vents Check free
Inverter inlet and exhaust louvers Check
free of obstructions.
8-15. LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR.
Left main landing gear Check as follows:
Tires Check for cuts, bruises, wear, proper
inflation and wheel condition.
Brake assembly Check brake lines for
damage or signs of leakage, brake linings
for wear (0.25 inch maximum, between
housing and lining carrier), brake device
assembly and bleed air hose for condition
Shock strut Check for signs of leakage,
minimum strut extension (5.50 inches), and
that left and right strut extension is
Torque knee Check condition.
Safety switch Check condition, wire, and
Fire extinguisher pressure Check pressure
Wheel well, doors, and linkage Check for
signs of leaks, broken wires, security, and
Fuel sump drains (forward) Check for leaks.
8-16. LEFT ENGINE AND PROPELLER.
Left engine Check as follows:
A cold oil check is unreliable. Oil
minutes after stopping engine. If
seconds, then recheck. If more
than 10 hours have elapsed, run
engine for 2 minutes, then recheck.
Add oil as required. Do not overfill.
Engine oil Check oil level no more than 2 quarts
low, cap secure, locking tab aft, and access door