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NEW YORK AIRWAYS 6.3.1 Pre-Flight Inspection - Continued CAUTION: Engine operation with one or both engine hatch doors removed is prohibited, as these doors are structural members. 6.3.2 INTERIOR INSPECTION Cabin: 1. Circuit breakers -- Check in. 2. Auxiliary equipment -- Secured. 3. Light switcher -- As required. 4. Fire extinguisher -- Check security and pressure. 5. Radio or Interphone controls -- As required. 6. Interior of the helicopter -- Inspect for loose equipment and all baggage and cargo secured. 7. First aid kits -- Properly stowed. 8. Emergency exits -- Check security. 9. Emergency exit door emergency release -- Secure. 6.3.3 Before Starting Engine 1. Seat and directional pedals -- Adjust. 2. Seat belt and shoulder harness - Secure. 3. Window jettison handles -- Check. 4. First aid kit -- Properly stowed. 5. Flight controls -- Free, full, and correct movement (collective pitch lever Up. 6. Collective pitch lever -- Down and locked. 7. Throttle and friction lock nut -- Closed and Set. 8. Light switches -- As desired. 9. Wheel parking brakes == Depress and lock with parking brake knob. 10. Nose wheel lock handle -- Down (unlocked, safetied). 11. Fire extinguisher -- Check Security and pressure. 12. Hydraulic boost valve and pressure -- Off and Zero. 13. Radio controls -- As desired. 14. Stick positioner wheel and indicator -- Check full travel and set at Zero. 15. Mixture lever -- Idle cut-off. 16. Carburetor heat lever - Cold 17. Fuel booster pump switch -- Off. 18. Ignition switch -- Off. 19. Roll rate damper switch -- Off. 20. Circuit breakers -- In (both sides). 21. Clock -- Set 22. Altimeter -- Set. 23. Compass slaving switch (gyro) -- In. 24. Engine fluids switch -- Normal 25. Windshield wiper switch -- Off. 26. Heater switch -- Off. 27. Heater blower switch -- Off. 28. Pitot heat switch -- Off. 29. Generator switch -- Off. 30. Auxiliary power unit -- Connected or master and battery switches On. Revised Issue J.E.G. L.G.C. Date 1 April 1959 54
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