TETRAHEDRON: A wind tetrahedron points in the direction of the wind and is lighted
with red lights along the left rear and side of the tetrahedron and green lights on the right rear,
side and top of the tetrahedron.
7. WIND TEE: A lighted wind tee is located in the grass area immediately west of the
control tower at NAS Corpus. The wind tee is free-swinging and outlined in green lights.
1406. ENGINE RUNUP
Taxi to the appropriate runup area for the duty runway and night ops. (See current SOP).
Complete the Runup/Takeoff Checklist as in daytime ops. Taxi to the holdshort line in
accordance with local course rules.
1407. INBOUND TAXI PROCEDURES
Landing traffic will turn off only on lighted taxiways.
(See current SOP for any
2. Landing lights may be left on and used as an aid in landing rollout and for taxi back to the
line at pilot's discretion.
When clear of the duty runway, switch to Ground Control and complete Post-Landing
Checklist (strobe lights will be turned off).
Make the appropriate call to Ground Control for taxi.
Taxi via the most direct route to the appropriate line. Inbound Taxi procedures are the
same as Outbound Taxi procedures. (TW-5: See current SOP for inbound taxi routes.)
1408. ENGINE SHUTDOWN
Engine shutdown will be conducted in accordance with NATOPS and the current SOP.
Engine Shutdown Checklist will not be started until the plane captain signals chocks are in
The navigation lights will remain on bright until the propeller has come to a complete stop.
1409. POSTFLIGHT INSPECTION
All aircraft will be postflighted following each flight in accordance with NATOPS.
Set all cockpit rheostats to "OFF."
Turn off the utility light and return it to the aft receptacle.
NIGHT GROUND PROCEDURES 14-3