"Instrument Checklist complete, O2 100%, blinker operating normally, altimeter error less
than 75 feet, NAVAIDS tuned and checked."
Hood installed and operating properly.
Rudder pedals and seat adjusted.
Airspeed indicator reading zero.
RMI aligned and slaved.
Clock set and running.
Attitude gyro erect and adjusted.
VSI reading zero.
Oxygen equipment checked and blinker operating.
Battery switch ON.
Inverter switch to #1 inverter.
Attitude gyro remains erect in turns.
RMI tracking properly in turns.
Turn needle indicating turn in proper direction.
Balance ball moving freely; liquid dampening fluid full.
Radios and NAVAIDS turned on and set.
Most military airfields require "startup" clearance from Ground
Control prior to engine start. Check with Base Operations to
determine if this is required.
The Instrument Checklist may be commenced at any time after strapping in; however, it cannot be
completed until the aircraft has begun taxiing. Your instructor will taxi out of the chocks and turn
the aircraft slowly so that you may ensure proper RMI, attitude gyro, and turn needle/ball
6-2 RADIO INSTRUMENT FLIGHT PROCEDURES