JOINT ADVANCED MULTI-ENGINE T-44A
"CHECKED, SET" (P)
P performs the following checks:
Fuel panel CBs In.
Firewall shutoff valve switches Open. Safety guards-in place and wired.
Crossfeed Valve Open. Check crossfeed light on.
Crossfeed Valve Closed. Check crossfeed light out.
Boost pumps On. Check battery ammeter for discharge as each pump is turned on. Pump
operation may be audible.
Battery On. Check LH and RH Fuel Pressure annunciator lights out.
P checks and reports total indicated fuel in LH and RH systems. Ensure maximum split of 100 lbs.
P checks and reports indicated fuel in LH and RH nacelle tanks; quantity out of the yellow range.
Ensure maximum split of 50 lbs. If required, tap lightly on the fuel panel frame to settle gauges. Do
not tap on the glass.
P and CP perform the following check:
CP presses and holds Press to Test button. P ensures all lights illuminated and Fault Warning light
P resets Fault Warning light and ensures the light goes out.
NOTE: Whenever the Fault Warning illuminates, cancel as soon as possible. Should the light illuminate again,
this will alert the crew to any other faults
P adjusts dimmer to desired level.
CP releases Press to Test button.
NOTE: While the Fault Warning light is flashing, the dimmer is inoperative and all annunciator lights are at
"CHECKED" (P, CP)
P rotates the Fire Detection Test switch clockwise and ensures the Fault Warning, LH Fire
annunciator, and LH Fire Ext Push to Ext lights on. CP ensures RH Fire annunciator and RH Fire
Ext Push to Ext lights on. P first reports "Three" and CP responds "Two" at each selector position.
NOTE: During warm weather operations, if no delay in starting is anticipated, the OBS closes the cabin door,
ensures four bolts in place/locking mechanism seated, while crew performs the fire detector check.
"SET" (P, CP)
P turns Overhead Map Light rheostat full bright and pushes Master Cockpit Lights switch as
required to extinguish the overhead map light. P and CP ensure all other lights, including both
utility lights, are OFF. If operating at night or in the simulator, set lights as required.
"LOCKED" (P, OBS)
P and OBS ensure the cabin door is locked and CABIN DOOR OPEN annunciator light is out.
"BOTH" "FASTEN SEATBELT" OR "OFF" (P)
If the OBS has been properly briefed, or if no occupants are in the aft cabin, the sign may be left Off.
This is desirable at night due to distracting cabin illumination caused by the sign. If carrying
passengers, the sign must be utilized or the passengers briefed to fasten seatbelts. CP reports
"Before Start Checklist complete".