SECTION II. MAINTENANCE TEST
This section contains the maintenance test flight requirements peculiar to Army Model RC-12G
aircraft. The requirements contained herein are established to insure a thorough inspection of the aircraft
before flight, during flight, and upon completion of the maintenance test flight. The right side of the checklist
(troubleshooting reference) is cross indexed to the troubleshooting guides contained in Section III. A dash
between references means "through"; and a comma means "and". The references list the possible abnormal
conditions, indications, or malfunctions which could be encountered while performing the procedure.
PRIOR TO MAINTENANCE TEST FLIGHT
*1. Forms and records - Check.
*2. Weight and balance - Maintenance test flights shall be flown with ballast if required to remain within weight
and center-of-gravity limits. The average takeoff weight shall be 12,843 +200 pounds at fuselage station
185.5 to 187.5 for the maximum power and speed check and stall flights. All other tests shall be conducted
within normal weight limits.
*3. Thorough flight readiness inspection in accordance with the requirements contained in TM 55-1510-220-10
Special preflight checks:
Keylock switch - On.
Battery switch - On.