Pilot Post Start

STAB AUG switches - All ON.

N/A

MASTER TEST switch - EMERG GEN.

NO GO light should illuminate for about 1 sec before GO light illuminates.
When disconnecting AHRS light might illuminate momentarily.
Advise RIO test complete.

VMCU operation - Check.

Following disengagement of MASTER TEST - EMERG GEN the following lights should illuminate for just under 2 secs
PITCH STAB 1 and 2.
ROLL STAB 1 and 2.
YAW STAB OP and OUT.
SPOILERS.
HZ TAIL AUTH.
RUDDER AUTH.
AUTO PILOT.
MACH TRIM.
RUDDER AUTH light will not go out until reset by MASTER RESET pushbutton and PITCH and ROLL STAB AUG switches will have turned OFF.

Advise RIO that test and check is complete.

N/A

STAB AUG switches - All ON.

N/A

AFTC - Check.

L ENG MODE SELECT switch - SEC.
L ENG SEC light illuminates, left NOZ indicator points below zero.
L ENG MODE SELECT switch - PRI.
L ENG SEC light goes out, NOZ indicator to 100%.
R ENG MODE SELECT switch - SEC.
R ENG SEC light illuminates, right NOZ indicator points below zero.
R ENG MODE SELECT switch - PRI.
R ENG SEC lights goes out, NOZ indicator to 100%.

Emergency WING SWEEP handle - 0V SW.

If wings are not in oversweep, move the wing-sweep emergency handle to 68° in raised position.
Then raise handle to full extension and hold until HZ TAIL AUTH caution light goes out and OVER flag appears on wing-sweep indicator.
Move handle to full aft OV SW and stow.

Wing-sweep mode switch - AUTO.

N/A

WING SWEEP DRIVE NO.1 and WG SW DR NO. 2/MANUV FLAP cb (LE1, LE2) - In.

N/A

WING/EXT TRANS switch - OFF.

N/A

MASTER RESET pushbutton - Depress.

N/A

COMM/NAV/GEAR/DISPLAYS - ON.

UHF function selector - TR+G or BOTH.
TACAN function selector - T/R.
ARA-63 POWER switch - ON.
DISPLAYS control switches - ON.
RADAR ALTITUDE - ON.

Trim - Set 000.

N/A

Standby attitude gyro - Erect.

Do this at least two minutes before take-off.

MASTER RESET pushbutton - Depress.

N/A

MASTER TEST switch - OBC.

Coordinate with RIO and plane captain.

Autopilot - Engage.

As part of above test.

Speed brake switch - EXT, then RET.

First test partial extension and retraction, then full.
Check for fluctuations in stabilizer to verify integrated trim operation.

REFUEL PROBE switch - All EXT, then RET.

Check normal function and that transition light illuminates normally.

WSHLD AIR switch - Cycle.

N/A

OBC - OFF.

If engaged, verify that autopilot disengages.

WING/EXT TRANS switch - OFF.

N/A

Trim - Checked and Set 000.

N/A

FOR CV OPERATIONS OMIT STEPS 24 - 42.

N/A

Emergency WING SWEEP handle - 20°.

CAUTION - WING MOVEMENT
After moving handle to 20° (full forward), engage spider detent.
Stow handle and guard.
HZ TAIL AUTH light will illuminate momentarily coming out of OVSW.

MASTER RESET pushbutton - Depress.

N/A

External lights - Check.

According to situation.

Flaps and slats - DN.

Check for full deflection and operation of outboard spoiler module.
Also check for 3° trailing edge up of stabilizer.

Flight controls - Cycle.

Verify full range of motion on control surfaces and normal speed and operation of said surfaces.

DLC - Check.

Verify horizontal tail shift with DLC input.

ANTI SKID SPOILER BK. switch - SPOILER BK.

N/A

MASTER TEST switch - STICK SW.

SPOILER light illuminates and all spoilers fall down.
GO light should illuminate with 1 inch of movement of stick in each direction.

Spoilers and throttles - Check.

N/A

ANTI SKID SPOILER BK switch - OFF.

N/A

Flaps and slats - UP.

N/A

Maneuver flaps - DN.

N/A

WING SWEEP MODE switch - MAN 50.

If sweep does not stop at 50° immediately select AUTO.

Maneuver flaps - Crack Up.

N/A

WING SWEEP MODE switch - BOMB.

Check maneuver flap retraction.

Emergency WING SWEEP handle - 68°.

N/A

Emergency WING SWEEP handle - OV SW.

N/A

WING SWEEP MODE switch - AUTO.

N/A

MASTER RESET pushbutton - Depress.

N/A

CHECKLIST FOR CV RESUMES

N/A

ANTI SKID SPOILER BK switch - BOTH.

N/A

ANTI SKID - BIT.

Ensure coarse gyro alignment complete before releasing parking brake.

ANTI SKID SPOILER BK switch - OFF.

N/A

Radar altimeter - BIT.

Depress SET knob, display should show 100 feet and indicator green light illuminates.
Release and indicator should show 0 feet, warning tone should sound in both cockpits and ALT LOW illuminates correspondingly.

Displays - Check.

N/A

TACAN - BIT.

N/A

ARA-63 - BIT.

N/A

HUD-VIDEO - BIT.

N/A

Altimeter - SET/RESET MODE.

N/A

Compass - Check.

Check IMU heading on HUD, VDI, HSD and BDHI.

Flight instruments - Check.

N/A

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