Pre-flight procedures including exterior and cockpit inspection of the U.S. Navy T2V-1 SeaStar.
United States USA Date:1958 Duration:4 min 40 sec Sound:Yes
Pre-flight procedures of the U.S. Navy T2V-1 SeaStar. Exterior inspection: Two airmen approach the plane to conduct a normal walk around inspection which includes highly important and unique inspection points. The airmen manually retract and extend the leading edge wing flap to check for freedom of movement. They inspect the ram air orifices in the nose of each tip tank, speed brake, fuel dump outlet, boundary layer control orifice, position of snubber piston, main hydraulic reservoir, and upper left fuselage. Interior inspection: The pilot in the cockpit. He inspects the engine, aircraft performance, navigation and fuel controls. He checks the electrical, navigational, air conditioning and lighting controls on the right panel and console. Pre-start Cockpit Check: The pilot adjusts the tip tank switches, oxygen supply valve, main fuel shut off switch, battery generator switch, flight instrument power switch, cabin pressure and temperature switches.
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