Operating Procedures 1 Preflight Checks
What is the purpose of a checklist?
standardization and memory aids. Also, ensure all required steps are accomplished and in the proper order
What two types of checklists are there?
normal operating procedures and emergency operating procedures
What is the most important thing to check on an AFTO Form 781F (Front Sheet)? (B/2/1)
The aircraft tail number with the number in block 6 to verify the correct set of aircraft forms
What does a red "---" mean ?
required Inspection not made
A preflight inspection is effective for how long?
good for 48 hours or until the end of the day, if the aircraft is flown
What is the status of this aircraft?
What does a red "/" mean?
maintenance work necessary, but aircraft is not grounded
What does the buff copy of a MAF mean?
discrepancy has been resolved
Where on this form do you check the status of the aircraft?
aircraft status block
What is required before an aircraft with a red "/" or red "----" can be flown?
An exceptional release
What does a black initial mean?
discrepancy has been corrected, or nothing is wrong with aircraft
What is the difference between critical and noncritical actions?
What are the three types of emphasis points that you will see in aircraft checklists?
warning, cautions, notes
What are the three basic rules for responding to an airborne emergency?
maintain aircraft control, analyze the situation and take proper action, land as soon as conditions permit
What must aircrew do with checklist items in CAPITAL BOLDFACE letters?
commit to memory
Where can you find the T-6A checklists?
T-6 Flight Manual Sections ii & iii, and pocket checklists