15. Mission equipment and circuit breakers -
Check and set.
16. Toilet - Check condition.
17. Emergency equipment - Check that all
required emergency equipment is available
and that fire extinguishers and first aid kits
have current inspection dates.
Parachutes - Check secure and for current
inspection and repack dates.
Fuel and oil quantity check may be
performed prior to EXTERIOR CHECK.
During warm weather open fuel cap slowly to
prevent being sprayed by fuel under pressure
due to thermal expansion.
* 1. Fuel sample - Check collective fuel sample from
a l l d r a i ns
for possible contamination.
Thru-flight check is only required if aircraft has
LEFT WING, AREA I.
1. Left wing area - Check as follows (fig. 8-l):
* a. General condition - Check for skin damage
such as buckling, splitting, distortion, dents, or fuel
b. Flaps -
C h e c k f o r f u l l r e t r a c t i on
(approximately 0.25 inch play) and skin damage such as
buckling, splitting, distortion, or dents.
c. Fuel sump drains (3) - Check for leaks.
d. Controls and moveable trim tab - Check
security and moveable trim tab position.
All static wicks (27) must be installed for
optimum radio performance.
e. Static wicks (4) - Check security and
f. Wing pod, navigation lights, deice boots and
antennas - Check condition.
g. Recognition light - Check condition.
h. Outboard antenna set - Check condition.
i. Main tank fuel and cap - Check fuel level
visually, condition of seal, and cap tight and properly
j. Outboard wing fuel vent - Check free of
k. Outboard deice boot - Check for secure
bonding, cracks, loose patches, stall strips, and general
1. Stall warning vane - Check free.
m. Monopole antenna - Check general
* n. Tiedown - Release.
o. Inboard dipole antenna set - Check for
security and cracks at mounting points. Check bonding
secure, boots free of cuts and cracks.
p. Wing ice light - Check condition.
q. AC GPU access door - Secure.
r. Recessed and heated fuel vents - Check free of
s. Inverter inlet and exhaust louvers - Check
free of obstructions.
LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR.
1. Left main landing gear - Check as follows:
* a. Tires - Check for cuts, bruises, wear, proper
inflation and wheel condition.
b. 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 deice assembly and bleed air hose for condition
* c. Shock strut - Check for signs of leakage,
minimum strut extension (5.56 inches), and that left and
right strut extension is approximately equal.
d. Torque knee - Check condition.
e. Safety switch - Check condition, wire, and
H f. Fire extinguisher pressure - Check pressure
g. Wheel well, doors, and linkage - Check for
signs of leaks, broken wires, security, and general