1-4. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS.
a. Cargo and Passengers.
Cargo and passengers
are prohibited on maintenance test flights.
b. Forms and Records.
Forms and records shall be
checked prior to the maintenance test flight to determine
what maintenance has been performed and the type of
maintenance test flight required (i.e., general or limited).
The configuration of the aircraft
should be determined prior to each maintenance test flight
in order to determine parameters.
d. Post Test Flight Inspection.
A thorough visual in-
spection shall be performed to the extent necessary to as-
sure that deficiencies or shortcomings that may have de-
veloped as a result of the maintenance test flight are
When a maintenance test flight is re-
quired to assure proper operation of a specific system(s),
refer to the applicable maintenance manual for the limits
of that system.
f. Asterisked Checks.
An asterisk (*) prior to a
check requires that the test flight check sheet be anno-
tated with a specific reading. Also a check ( ) for satis-
factory performance or an (X) for problem detected will be
recorded and a short statement entered in the remarks
block of the check sheet.
A double asterisk (**) indicates a mandatory check for all