Starting checklist prior to acknowledging plane captain.
Securing strobe lights/battery prior to prop stopping.
Description. Checks conducted upon leaving the aircraft.
General. This inspection is designed to discover airborne damage or any discrepancies
so that the necessary maintenance work may be performed promptly, with little or no delay of
the aircraft going out on the next flight.
Procedures. (in accordance with NATOPS)
Failing to perform walk-around inspection
Omitting items from the checklist
ALDIS LAMP SIGNALS
Aircraft with radio failure should observe the tower for light signals to obtain clearance to taxi,
takeoff, land, etc. Acknowledge signals in the daytime by movement of ailerons or rudder on the
ground and by rocking wings in the air. Acknowledge signals at night by flashing aircraft lights.
Aldis lamp signals (Figure 5-1) from an airport traffic control light gun have meanings as
indicated. For additional information concerning lost communication procedures, refer to the
local course rules manual
GROUND PROCEDURES 5-11