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ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Task: Engine start, warm up and shutdown

Objective:

To determine that the candidate; 

(a) Starts and warms up the engine in accordance with the aircraft’s flight manual or checklist with emphasis on;

  1. Determining that the area is clear and that the aircraft is positioned so as to avoid creating a hazard
  2. Setting the brakes correctly
  3. Correctly starting the engine and checking engine instruments after start
  4. Commencing to taxi, only when temperatures and pressures are stabilised in accordance with the aircraft’s flight manual.
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