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12.24.2

State the safety precautions to be taken before starting the engine.

12.24.4

In general terms, explain the procedures for:

(a) staring the engine in cold temperatures;

(b) starting an over-primed engine;

(c) staring a hot engine;

(d) controlling an engine fire on start-up;

(e) checking oil pressure after start;

(f) stopping the engine.

12.24.6

Explain the reasons for avoidance of rapid power changes.

12.24.8

Explain the need for monitoring and cross-checking engine instrument indications.

12.24.10

State the possible causes for rough running or excessive engine vibration .

12.24.12

State the actions that the pilot may take to identify and rectify rough running or excessive engine vibration.

12.24.14

State the possible causes of a sudden engine failure in flight, and the remedies which may be available to a pilot during subsequent trouble checks.

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