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Preflight Inspection

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Power Off Inspection Exterior Walkaround . . . . . . . . 2A-2
Left Nose. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-2
Right Nose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-3
Right Wing Root . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-4
Right Wing Forward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-5
Right Tip Tank. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-6
Right Wing Aft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-6
Right Nacelle Aft LWR Fuselage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-7
Aft Compartment/Tailcone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-8
Empennage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-9
Left Nacelle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-10
Left Wing Aft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-11
Left Tip Tank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-11
Left Wing Forward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-12
Power On Checks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-15
Cabin Inspection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2A-15

Leerjet 35/36
February 1998

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2A-1

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Preflight Inspection Walkaround Path

Power Off Inspection


Exterior Walkaround
NOTE: Procedures marked with this symbol () denote
through-flight checklist items.

Prior to performing the Power Off checks, remove and stow the
controls lock.

A Left Nose
Defog/Alcohol Discharge Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
Pitot Head (FC-200)/Probe (FC-530). . . . . .REMOVE COVER/
CLEAR
Stall Warning Vane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FREE AND DOWN
Static Ports/Shoulder Static Port (FC-200) . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
Pitot/Static/Shoulder Static Drain Valves . . . . . . . . . . . . DRAIN
Nose Gear/Wheel Well . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK FOR
HYDRAULIC LEAKS
Normal Operations Strut Extension . . . . . 2.5 TO 3.5 INCHES
Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SECURED
Nose Wheel/Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK CONDITION
Chine 3/4 inch minimum from ground.
Tire pressure between 104 and 114 PSI (loaded),
105 5 PSI (unloaded).
Nose Gear Uplock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK FORWARD
Alcohol Discharge Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
Radome/Erosion Shoe/Static Discharge Tapes . . . . . . .CHECK

2A-2

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Leerjet 35/36
February 1998

Preflight Inspection

B Right Nose
Oxygen Bottle Supply Valve (if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ON
Pitot Head (FC-200)/Probe (FC-530). . . . . . REMOVE COVER/
........................
. . . . . CLEAR
Total Temperature Probe (if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
Stall Warning Vane. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FREE AND DOWN
Static Ports/Shoulder Static Port (FC-200). . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
Pitot Static Drain Valves. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DRAIN
Pressurization Static Port. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
Oxygen Discharge Disk (if installed) . . . . . CHECK IN PLACE
Defog Outlet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
Lower Fuselage Antennas/Rotating Beacon . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Wing Inspection Light (if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK

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February 1998

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C Right Wing Root


Emergency Exit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK SECURE
Upper Fuselage Antennas/Rotating Beacon . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Right Engine Inlet/Fan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK/CLEAR
WARNING: (1) If fan is windmilling, stop by pressing on fan
spinner. Do not attempt to stop windmilling by grabbing
blades. (2) The wing, flight control surfaces and engine inlet
must be free of frost, snow, and ice.
Fuel Drains (5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DRAIN
Right Main Gear/Wheel Well . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK FOR
HYDRAULIC LEAKS
Normal Operations Strut Extension . . . . . 2.5 to 3.5 INCHES
Right Main Gear Landing Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Right Main Gear Wheels/Brakes/Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Loaded Tire Pressures:
17,000 lbs MTOGW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 TO 156 PSI
18,000 lbs MTOGW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157 TO 167 PSI
18,300 lbs MTOGW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 TO 171 PSI

2A-4

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Leerjet 35/36
December 2001

Preflight Inspection

D Right Wing Forward


Right Wing Access Panels . . . . . . CHECK FOR FUEL LEAKS
Right Fuel Vent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PLUG REMOVED/CLEAR
Wing Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . INSPECT
Standard Wing:
Vortex Generators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Century III Wing With Softflite:
Stall Strip/Stall Fence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Boundary Layer Energizers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Century III Wing Without Softflite:
Vortex Generators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Mark IV Wing:
Stall Strip/Stall Fences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Right Wing Heat Scupper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
VORTEX GENERATORS

STALL
STRIP

BOUNDARY LAYER
ENERGIZERS (BLEs)

STRAKE

STRAKE

STALL
FENCE

STANDARD WING

STRAKE
VORTEX GENERATORS

CENTURY III WING


WITHOUT SOFTFLITE

Leerjet 35/36
February 1998

CENTURY III WING


WITH SOFTFLITE

STALL
STRIP

STALL STRAKE
FENCE

RAISBECK
MARK IV WING

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2A-5

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E Right Tip Tank


Right Tip Tank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Recognition Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Sump Drain Valve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DRAIN
Fuel Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CONDITION/SECURE
Navigation/Strobe Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Fin/Static Discharge Wicks (2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Jettison Tube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK

F Right Wing Aft


Access Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK FOR FUEL LEAKS
Aileron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Spoiler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Flap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK

2A-6

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Leerjet 35/36
February 2004

Preflight Inspection

G Right Nacelle/Aft LWR Fuselage


Right Engine Oil. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Oil Tank/Filler Cap/Access Door . . . . . . . . . .CHECK SECURE
Engine Oil Bypass Valve Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK NOT
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .EXTENDED
Engine Turbine Exhaust Area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
Thrust Reverser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Aeronca Check condition; check blocker doors completely
stowed.
Dee Howard Check condition of doors, hinges, strike
plates; remove safety pins and flags.
Engine Fuel Bypass Valve Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Fuel Vent Drain Valve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COMPLETELY DRAIN
Transfer Line Drain Valve (if FUS VALVE installed). . . DRAIN
Fuel Drains (3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DRAIN

Leerjet 35/36
February 1998

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2A-7

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H Aft Compartment/Tailcone
Tailcone Access Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OPEN
Tailcone Interior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . INSPECT
Check for fluid leaks, security and condition of installed
equipment.
Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Hydraulic Accumulator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .750 PSI (MIN)
Hydraulic Reservoir Sight Gage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Fire Extinguisher Bottles. . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK PRESSURE
(600 PSI normal/
500 PSI minimum)
Current Limiters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Compressor Motor Belt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Dee Howard Thrust Reverser Accumulator . . . . . . . CHECK
. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .PRESSURE
Spare Tire (if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SECURE
Compartment Light (if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OUT
Drag Chute (if installed) . . . . . . . . . CHECK FOR PROPER
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .INSTALLATION
See AFM supplement for appropriate instructions for proper
drag chute installations.
Tailcone Access Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLOSE/SECURE

2A-8

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Leerjet 35/36
February 2004

Preflight Inspection

I Empennage
Right Fuel Computer Drain Valve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DRAIN
Oxygen Bottle Supply Valve (if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ON
Oxygen Discharge Disk (if installed) . . . . . CHECK IN PLACE
Right VOR/LOC Antenna. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Right ELT Antenna (if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Vertical Stab/Rudder/Horizontal Stab/Elevator. . . . . . . .CHECK
Drain holes clear
Rudder for Freedom of Movement
WARNING: The vertical and horizontal stabilizer and flight
control surfaces must be free of frost, snow, and ice.
Static Discharge Wicks
(6 on elevators, 1 above NAV light,
and 1 on ventral fin) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Vertical Fin Navigation/Strobe Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
VLF H-Field Antenna (if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Left VOR/LOC Antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Left ELT Antenna (if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Left Fuel Computer Drain Valve. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DRAIN

Leerjet 35/36
February 2004

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2A-9

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J Left Nacelle
Fire Extinguisher Disks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IN PLACE
Engine Oil Bypass Valve Indicator. . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK NOT
....................
. . . . . .EXTENDED
Engine Turbine Exhaust Area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
Thrust Reverser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Aeronca Check condition; check blocker doors completely
stowed.
Dee Howard Check condition of doors, hinges, strike
plates; remove safety pins and flags.
Engine Fuel Bypass Valve Indicator . . . . . . . NOT EXTENDED
Left Engine Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Oil Tank Filler Cap/Access Door . . . . . . . . . . CHECK SECURE

2A-10

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Leerjet 35/36
February 1998

Preflight Inspection

K Left Wing Aft


Spoiler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Flap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Aileron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Access Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK FOR FUEL LEAKS

L Left Tip Tank


Jettison Tube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Fin/Static Discharge Wicks (2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Navigation/Strobe Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Fuel Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CONDITION/SECURE
Sump Drain Valve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DRAIN
Erosion Shoe/Recognition Light (if installed) . . . . . . . .CHECK
Left Tip Tank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK

Leerjet 35/36
February 2004

Developed for Training Purposes

2A-11

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M Left Wing Forward


Wing Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . INSPECT
Standard Wing:
Vortex Generators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Softflite:
Stall Strip/Stall Fence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Boundary Layer Energizers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Without Softflite:
Vortex Generators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Mark IV Wing:
Stall Strip/Stall Fences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Left Wing Heat Scupper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLEAR
Left Wing Access Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK FOR LEAKS
Left Fuel Vent. . . . . . . . . . . . .REMOVE PLUG/CHECK CLEAR
Left Main Gear/Wheel Well . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK FOR LEAKS
Normal Operations Strut Extension . . . . . 2.5 to 3.5 INCHES
Left Main Gear Landing Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Left Main Gear Wheels/Brakes/Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK
Unloaded Tire Pressures:
17,000 lbs MTOGW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 TO 156 PSI
18,000 lbs MTOGW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157 TO 167 PSI
18,300 lbs MTOGW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 TO 171 PSI

2A-12

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Leerjet 35/36
December 2001

Preflight Inspection
Left Engine Inlet/Fan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHECK CLEAR
WARNING: (1) If fan is windmilling, stop by pressing on fan
spinner. Do not attempt to stop windmilling by grabbing
blades. (2) The wing, flight control surfaces and engine inlet
must be free of frost, snow, and ice.
Cabin Door Seal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK

Leerjet 35/36
February 1998

Developed for Training Purposes

2A-13

CAE SimuFlite

2A-14

Developed for Training Purposes

Leerjet 35/36
February 1998

Preflight Inspection

Power On Checks
Landing Gear Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DOWN
Battery Switches Both . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ON
Fuel Quantities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHECK
Pitot Heat Switches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ON/TEST/OFF
Exterior Light Switches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ON/TEST/OFF
Battery Switches Both. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OFF
Stall Warning System Test (Standard Wing) . . . . . . PERFORM
See AFM for appropriate instructions for performing the Stall
Warning System Test.

Cabin Inspection
Baggage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SECURE
Cabin Air Damper Control Knob/
or Cabin Blower Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .AS REQUIRED
Emergency Exit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AISLE CLEAR/
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .HANDLE UNOBSTRUCTED
Passenger Briefing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COMPLETE

Leerjet 35/36
February 1998

Developed for Training Purposes

2A-15

CAE SimuFlite

2A-16

Developed for Training Purposes

Leerjet 35/36
February 1998