SECTION II. MAINTENANCE TEST
This section contains the maintenance test flight
requirements peculiar to Army Model RC-12N aircraft.
requirements contained herein are established to ensure a thorough
inspection of the aircraft before flight, during flight, and upon
completion of the maintenance test flight. The right side of the
checklist (troubleshooting reference) is cross indexed to the
troubleshooting guides contained in Section III. A dash between
references means 'through'; and a comma means 'and'.
references list the possible abnormal conditions, indications, or
malfunctions which could be encountered while performing the
PRIOR TO MAINTENANCE TEST FLIGHT
Forms and records - Check.
Weight and balance - Maintenance test flight shall be
conducted with full oil, full main tanks, full auxiliary tanks,
two pilots, optional equipment, and ballast if required to
remain within center-of-gravity limits.
takeoff weight shall be 13,500 ±200 pounds or 15,000 ±
200 pounds for the maximum cruise power and speed
check and stall flights. All other tests shall be conducted
within normal weight limits.
Thorough flight readiness inspection in accordance with
the requirements contained in TM 1-1510-223-10 -
Oxygen system - Check that oxygen quantity is sufficient
for the entire mission, that crew masks operate normally,