BEFORE LEAVING AIRCRAFT (CONT)
If strong winds are anticipated while the air- craft is
unattended, secure the propellers to prevent their windmilling
with zero engine oil pressure.
Walk-around inspection - Complete. Conduct a thorough walk around inspection,
checking for damage, fluid leaks, and fluid levels. Check that covers, tiedowns,
restraints, and chocks are installed as required.
A cold oil check is unreliable. Oil should be checked within 10
minutes after stopping engine.
Aircraft forms - Complete. In addition to established requirements for reporting any system defects,
unusual and excessive operation such as hard landings, etc., the flight crew will also make entries on
DA Form 2408-13 to indicate when limits in the operator's manual have been exceeded.
Aircraft - Check secured. Lock cab- in door as required.