BEFORE TAXIING (CONT)
12. Avionics - Check and set as re-
13. Taxi clearance - Recieved.
Altimeters - Set and check (must be
within ± 50 feet of runway altitude
when set to tower furnished altime-
*1. Brakes - Check.
If brakes have been overhauled they should
be "burned in" by applying near maximum
braking (short of locking) for one or two
landings or high speed taxi runs. After this,
brakes should be checked for any tendency
*2. Flight instruments - Check for nor-
*3. Nosewheel steering - Check. No
turning tendency should exist while
same RPM on both engines with
no braking and no rudder applied
to either side. (This check must be
performed with minimum cross
wind.) Check freedom of move-
ment and ability to turn aircraft us-
ing rudder pedals, engines and
brakes. Note any indication of
during takeoff or landing.