Boeing 747 - 400 Normal Checklist

Pre-Flight
Parking Brake………………………………………………….....On
Battery Switch…………………………………………..………..On
Standby Power…………….…………………………………..Auto
EEC Switches…………….…….…….………..……………...Norm
Bus Tie Switches……………………………..……………….Auto
GEN CONT Switches…………………………………...Pushed In
Hydraulic Demand Pumps…..………………….……………...Off
Engine Hydraulic Pumps………..……………...…..………….On
External Power………………………..……….………….……..On
Turn On External Power #1 | Turn On External Power #2 If Available

Utility Bus Switches (L&R)…………………….……………….On
NAV Light…………………………………..……………...……...On
Emergency Light Switch………………………….………….ARM
Alternate Flap Selector………………...……………………….Off
Flap Lever / Position Indicator………..……………..Up / Agree
Landing Gear………………………………………..………..Down
IRS Mode Selectors……………….…………………………..NAV
FMC Initialization…………………...………..……Enter Position
Fuel Crossfeeds…………...…………………………………….On
Fuel Pumps…………………….…………………...…………….Off
Nacelle Anti-Ice…………………………………………….…….Off
Wing Anti-Ice……………………………………………….…….Off
Exterior Lights………………………………….…….As Required
NAV Lights And Logo Lights On | All Other Lights Should Be Off

Aileron / Rudder Trim…………………………..…………….Set 0
TCAS/ATC……………………………………………..……Test/Set
Set TCAS To The Following
Above During Takeoff | N During Cruise | Below During Descent

Ground Proximity Light……………………………Extinguished
Ground Proximity Flap Override Switch…...………….…….Off
Ground Proximity Config/Gear Override Switch…………..Off
Ground Proximity Terrain Override Switch………….……..Off
Alternate Flaps Selector………………………………….…….Off
Alternate Flaps Arm Switch…………………………….……..Off
Alternate Gear Extend Switches……………………………...Off
Fuel Pumps……………………………………………………….On
Only Turn On Fuel Pumps for tanks that contain fuel

Fuel Crossfeeds……...………………………………………….Set
If Fuel Tank Quantity In Tank #2 Is More Than #1 And #3 Is More Than #4
Turn All Fuel Crossfeeds On
If Fuel Tank Quantity In Tank #2 Is Less/Equal To #1 And #3 Is Less/Equal To #4
Turn Crossfeeds 1&4 off | Turn Override Pumps 2&3 Off

Aircraft Doors……...…..……………………………………Closed
Confirm All Doors Secure Prior To Pushback

Pushback
Hydraulic Demand Pumps……...…..……………….…Auto/Aux
Set Hydraulic Demand Pump Selectors #1 - #2 - #3 To Auto
Set Hydraulic Demand Pump Selector #4 to Aux

Red Anti-Collision Lights (Beacon)……………………..…...On
Pack Switches……………………………………………Norm/Off
Leave Pack Switch #1 On Norm - Turn Pack Switches #2 And #3 Off

(Recall Button)……………….……………………….Push
Window Heat…………………………………………...………...On EICASConfirm
Only Appropriate Alert Messages Displayed On EICAS
Windshield Wiper Switches……………………………..…….Off EICAS (Cancel Button)…………….……………..………….Push
Passenger Oxygen Switch………………………………….Norm
Yaw Damper Switches…………………………………..……...On
Manual Engine Start
APU Bleed Switch…………………………………………..…..Off
APU……………………………………………………..………..Start Autostart Selector…….……….……………..…………...…….Off
When APU AVAIL lights Illuminate - Press APU Generator Switches (1&2)
Continuous Ignition…………………………………...………...On
Outflow Valves……………..………………………..………..Open ——————————————————————————————————————
Landing Altitude Switch………………………………….…..Auto Engine Start Selector #4……………………………….……...Pull
Outflow Valve Manual Switches……………………………....Off Fuel Control Switch #4……………………………...………...Run
When N2 Reaches Magenta Start Line - Set #4 Fuel Control Selector To Run
Cabin Altitude Auto Selector……………………………....Norm
Passenger Temp……………………………………………....Auto EICAS Engine Indicator…………………………………..Monitor
Verify Engine Start At 50% N2 - #4 Pull Start Selector Illumination Extinguished
Flight Deck Temp……………………………..……………....Auto ——————————————————————————————————————
Trim Air Switch…………………………………………………..On Engine Start Selector #1……………………………….……...Pull
Recirc Fan Switches (UPR & LWR)…………………………..On Fuel Control Switch #1……………………………...………...Run
AFT Cargo Heat Switch………………………………………...Off
When N2 Reaches Magenta Start Line - Set #1 Fuel Control Selector To Run
Equipment Cooling Selector…………………………….....Norm EICAS Engine Indicator…………………………………..Monitor
If OAT Is Less Than 70* Set To NORM | If OAT Is Above 70* Set To OVRD

Verify Engine Start At 50% N2 - #1 Pull Start Selector Illumination Extinguished

High Flow Switch……………………………………….……….Off ——————————————————————————————————————
Gasper Switch…………………………………………………...On Engine Start Selector #3……………………………….……...Pull
Pack Switches (1-2-3)………………..…………………..…..Norm Fuel Control Switch #3……………………………...………...Run
When N2 Reaches Magenta Start Line - Set #3 Fuel Control Selector To Run
ISLN Switches………………………………………….……..Open
EICAS Engine Indicator…………………………………..Monitor
APU Bleed Switch…………………………………………...…..On Verify Engine Start At 50% N2 - #3Pull Start Selector Illumination Extinguished
Allow APU To Operate One Minute Before Activating APU Bleed Switch

Engine Bleed Switches………………………………………....On
FMC……………………………………………………...….Program
Mode Control Panel (MCP)………………………………….....Set
Flight Director Switch………………………….……………….On
Auto Throttle…………………………………………….……….Off
IAS/MACH…………………………………….………...…….V2 +10
LNAV/VNAV…………………………………………………......Arm
HDG…………………………………………………….………….Set

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Engine Start Selector #2……………………………….……...Pull
Fuel Control Switch #2……………………………...………...Run
When N2 Reaches Magenta Start Line - Set #2 Fuel Control Selector To Run

EICAS Engine Indicator…………………………………..Monitor
Verify Engine Start At 50% N2 - #2 Pull Start Selector Illumination Extinguished

After Engine Start

APU…………………………………………………………..…….Off
Hydraulic Demand Pump #4……...…..……….………….…Auto
ALT……………………………………………………..………….Set Nacelle / Wing Anti-Ice……………………..……….As Required
Enter Runway Heading

Enter Your Cleared Altitude

Auto Pilot Disengage Bar…………………………...………….Up
Altimeter…………………………………………………………..Set
Lower CRT Selector………………………………………….Norm
Inboard CRT Selector……………………………….……….Norm
Trim…………………………………………………………….….Set
Speed Brake………………………...………………………..Down
Throttles………………………………………………………….Idle
Reverse Thrust Levers………………………………..…….Down
Fuel Control Switches……………………………….……..Cutoff
Stab Trim……………………………………………Auto/Guarded
Communications Panel………………………………………...Set
Audio Panel……………………………………………….……...Set
Auto Brake Selector………………………………………..….RTO
Passenger Signs……………………………………..………..Auto
Flight Deck Door…………………………………………...Locked

Use If Temperature Is Below 10 Degrees Celsius & Visible Moisture Is Observed

AFT Cargo Heat………………………………..………………...On
Isolation Switches…………………...…………………….....Open
Pack Switches……………...………………………………….Auto
Do Not Engage Packs Until The Engines Have Stabilized At Idle For 2 Minutes

EICAS Caution-Advisory-Status Messages…..Check/Correct
Ensure All Cautionary Messages Have Been Addressed Prior To Takeoff

Ground Equipment……………………………..…….Disconnect

Taxi
Flaps……………………………………...…………………….....Set
Flight Controls……………………………………..………...Check
Takeoff Performance…………………………...Confirm/Update
Cabin Crew Notification………………….....………Accomplish
Runway Turnoff Lights / Taxi Lights……………...………….On

Boeing 747 - 400 Normal Checklist
Takeoff

Nacelle/Wing Anti-Ice…………………………….……………..Off
Stabilizer Trim……………………………………..………..4 Units

Landing Lights…………………………………………………...On
Shutdown
Strobe Lights…………………………………………………......On
Auto Throttle……….……………………………………………..On Parking Brake…………………………………………..………..Set
TCAS/ATC………....………..…………………….…….…....TA/RA Seatbelt Sign……………………………………………………..Off
Set TCAS Biasing Mode To Above
Engine Bleed Switches…………………………..…………….Off
Clock ETE………………………………………………………..Run External Power……………………………….....Set As Required
Parking Brake…………………………………………….Verify Off
Use External Power If APU Power Is Not Used
Throttles…………………………….……….Advance To 70% N1 APU GEN CTRL Switches (1-2)……..………..Set As Required
Advance The Throttles To 70% N1 And Allow The Engines To Stabilize

Use APU Power If External Power Is Not Used Or Is Unavailable

Auto Throttles (Engage)……………………………….…..TO/GA Fuel Control Switches (1-2-3-4)………………….………..Cutoff
Verify Proper Thrust Prior To 80 Knots - Observe Takeoff Thrust Being Set
Hydraulic Pumps…………………………...…………………...Off
Verify 80 Knots - Verify THR HOLD Mode - Monitor Airspeed For V1 And Vr
Fuel Pump Switches…………………………...…………….....Off
Rotate At VR Until Airborne - Establish Initial Climb Then Follow The FD
Positive Rate Of Climb……………………………..…….Gear Up Fuel Crossfeeds………………………………………….……...Off
Red Anti-Collision Lights (Beacon)…………..……….……..Off
Once The Landing Gear Is Up, Place The Gear Handle In The OFF Position
Exterior Lights…………………………………...…..As Required
After Takeoff / Climb
Equipment Cooling Selector……………….………………….Set
If OAT Is Less Than 70* Set To NORM | If OAT Is Above 70* Set To OVRD

Flaps…………………………………………………..Retract Flaps APU Bleed……………………….…………..………..As Required
Retract Flaps According To The Flap Schedule
LNAV or HDG Select……..…………..………………………....Set Isolation Switches (L&R)…………………………...…...…..Open
Autopilot…………………………………………………….Engage
Engage Autopilot Once Aircraft Is Above 250 Feet

Engine Start Selector…………………………….…….……..Auto
Nacelle Anti-Ice…………..………….…….………...As Required
Wing Anti-Ice……………………………..…………..As Required
Continuous Ignition………………………..………..As Required
Pack Control Selectors (1-2-3)……………………….…….Norm
Above 10,000 Feet…………………………...Landing Lights Off

Secure Aircraft
Pack Selectors…………………………………………………...Off
UPR/LWR RECIRC Fans…………………………………….….Off
APU Bleed Switch……………………………………...………..Off
APU Selector……………………………………………………..Off
Allow APU To Run Without Bleed Or Generator Load For 1 Minute
Before Shutting Down

Yaw Dampers…………………...…...…………………………...Off
This Includes Runway Turn-Off Lights, Wing Lights, And Logo Lights
Passenger Signs………………………..…………...As Required Hydraulic Demand Switches……………………...…………...Off
Above Transition Altitude…..………....Set Altimeter To 29.92 CONT Ignition…………………………………………………….Off
Engine Autostart Selector……...……………………………...Off
IRS Mode Selectors………………..……………….…………...Off
Cruise
Level Off At Assigned Altitude………………………....Perform Utility Bus Switches (L&R)………….………….……………...Off
Window Heat…...………………………………………………...Off
Set TCAS Biasing Mode To N
Navigation……..…………………………………………....Monitor AFT Cargo Heat……………….….……………………………...Off
Fuel Status…….…………………………………………....Monitor Trim Air……………….…………………………………………...Off
Flight Progress……..…………………………...………....Monitor Gasper………..…………………………………………………...Off
Aircraft Systems/Performance………..…………….…..Monitor External Power…...……………………………………………...Off
Arrivals Procedure………………………………………...Prepare External Lights…………………………………………………...Off
Review, Verify And Enter Expected Arrival Procedure
Internal Lights……….…………………………………………...Off
STBY Power Selector…………………………………………...Off
Initial Descent
Battery Switch (BAT)….………………………………………...Off
TCAS/ATC………....………..…………………….…….…....TA/RA
Set TCAS Biasing Mode To Below

ATIS…………………………………………………………...Obtain
Flight Instruments And Radios……………………………….Set
Set, Tune, And Identify Instruments And Radios
This Includes Setting The DH And MDA Bugs - As Well As Setting REF Speeds

FMC…………………………….…..Verify Arrival And Approach
Program Arrival And Approach Fixes As Required

Below Transition Altitude……....Set Altimeter To Local QNH
Seatbelt Sign…………………………………….…..…………...On
Below 10,000 Feet…………………………...Landing Lights On
This Includes Runway Turn-Off Lights, Wing Lights, And Logo Lights

Auto Brakes………………..………….…...……Set As Required
Approach Briefing…………………………….……...Accomplish

Final Approach
Flaps………………………………..Extend During Deceleration
Deploy Flaps According To The Flap Schedule

Landing Gear……………………………………..…………..Down
Speed Brake……………………………………..…………..Armed
MCP Missed Approach Altitude……………………...…….Enter

After Landing / Taxi In
Autopilot…………..………...…………..…..…………..Disengage
Autothrottle…...……...……………...…………..…..…………..Off
Flight Director (FD)…………………………………………..….Off
Spoilers……………………………...………..……………..Retract
Auto Brakes………………..………...…………..…..…………..Off
Flaps………………………………………………………………..Up
Landing Lights…………………………………………………...Off
Strobe Lights………….………………………………………….Off
TCAS/ATC…………………………………………...……..Standby
APU…………………………...………………………..As Required

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