BEFORE STARTING ENGINES (CONT)
Free air temperature gage - Note condition
of indicator and verify current reading.
Fire detection test switch - OFF.
Power levers - IDLE.
Propeller levers - HIGH RPM.
throughout travel from the HIGH RPM
(low pitch) stop back through low RPM
(high pitch) to feather, being sure to check
detent restrict- ing prop controls from
being moved into feather.
Condition levers - FUEL CUTOFF.
Flaps - UP.
*11. Flight controls - Check for excess friction
and obstructions through the full range of
travel of all controls. A visual check shall
be made to insure that the exterior
surfaces move in the proper direction with
a corresponding move of the controls.