SECTION II. MAINTENANCE TEST
General. This section contains the maintenance test flight
requirements peculiar to Army Model RC-12H 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
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
PRIOR TO MAINTENANCE TEST FLIGHT
Forms and records - Check.
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 12,800 +200 pounds for
the maximum cruise power and speed check and stall flights All
other tests shall be conducted within normal weight limits.
Thorough flight readiness inspection in accordance with the
requirements contained in TM 551510-221-10 - Performed
Special preflight checks:
Keylock switch - On.
Battery switch - On.