An operating procedure, condition, etc., which is
essential to highlight.
3. General Information.
a. This manual covers only maintenance test flight of RC-12N
aircraft and in no way supersedes any information contained in TM 1-
1510-223-10 or -CL, but is to be used in conjunction with the -10 or -
CL. Normal preflight and test procedures which are contained in the -
10 or -CL may not be included. For the purpose of maintenance test
flights only, this manual satisfies all the requirements of the -CL from
Interior Check through Engine Shutdown.
Crew requirements are as specified in TM 1-1510-223-10.
a. Cargo and Passengers. Cargo and passengers are prohibited
on maintenance test flights.
b. Forms and Records. Forms and records will be checked prior
to the maintenance test flight to determine what maintenance has been
performed and the type of maintenance test flight required (i.e., general
c. Configuration. The configuration of the aircraft should be
determined prior to each maintenance test flight in order to determine
d. Post Test Flight Inspection. A thorough visual inspection will
be performed to the extent necessary to ensure that deficiencies or
short-comings that may have developed as a result of the maintenance
test flight are detected.
e. References. When a maintenance test flight is required to
ensure proper operation of a specific system(s), refer to the applicable
maintenance manual for the limits of that system.