Boeing 747-400 Cold and Dark Start Checklist - Back

  1. All Saitek panel switches: OFF
  2. Parking Brake ON
  3. Confirm Landing Gear: DOWN
  4. Confirm AUTOTHROTTLE: OFF
  5. Confirm BOTH powerplants: OFF
  6. Confirm BOTH IGNITION dials: OFF
  7. Confirm FUEL cutoff CLOSED
  8. Confirm FLAPS: CLOSED
  9. Confirm SPEEDBRAKE CLOSED
  10. No SMOKING dial: ON
  11. Seatbelt signs: ON
  12. Switch NAV, Wing and Logo lights: ON
  13. Battery: ON
  14. STANDBY POWER: AUTO
  15. EXT PWR 1: ON
  16. Switch APU power to ON then hold on START
  17. Activate ENG STAT on MCU to monitor APU
  18. Set IRS dials to NAV
  19. Confirm ELEC ENG CONTROL panel switches: NORM
  20. Set BUS TIES: AUTO
  21. 4 GEN CONT switches to: ON
  22. HYD PUMP dials all: OFF
  23. ENGINE demand switches: ON
  24. L and R UTILITY switches: ON
  25. Fuel panel X feeds and CTR L and R: ON
  26. All 16 fuel pump switches: OFF
  27. Nacelle anti ice (4) switches: OFF
  28. Window heat: ON
  29. BOTH Yaw Dampers: ON
  30. PASS, FLT DECK and Cargo Temp dials: AUTO
  31. Trim air: ON
  32. UPPER RECIRC LOWER: ON
  33. All 3 AC packs: NORM
  34. L and R ISLT: OPEN
  35. APU and Engine bleeds: ON
  36. Equipment cooling: NORM
  37. APU GEN 1 switch: ON
  38. EXT PWR 1 switch: OFF
  39. Flight Director: ON
  40. Enter all data into autopilot console
  41. Activate CABIN CREW plugin
  42. Call for pushback:

    Click push RIGHT = From flightdeck: Nose LEFT tail RIGHT


    Click LEFT = Nose RIGHT tail LEFT
  43. After push, apply parking brake
  44. Confirm FUEL cutoff switches: Cutoff
  45. Set trim position
  46. Set Autobrake: RTO
  47. Switch ALL fuel pumps: ON (EXPT OVRD)
  48. Switch ALL HYD pumps to: AUTO
  49. AC packs 1 2 3: OFF
  50. Autotart: OFF
  51. IGNITION CON: ON
  52. Start Anti-collision beacon
  53. Press no 4 engine start button
  54. Move no 4 fuel cutoff to RUN
  55. Repeat sequence for other 3 engines
  56. Monitor engines
  57. Set flap position
  58. Complete external control check
  59. Activate taxi lights: ON
  60. Request TAXI and follow instructions
  61. Final instrument check

    |IAS | VS | Heading | Altitude |

  62. Takeoff: activate AUTOTHROTTLE(
  63. After takeoff - confirm positive climb - gear up

  64. Taxi lights:p OFF
  65. Set AUTOTHROTTLE on SAITEK PANEL
  66. At 3000ft engage autopilot
  67. Retract flaps
  68. Navigate using the VORS above
  69. Start of Descent Formula: current altitude x 3 example 4,500 ft x 3 = start of descent 13.5 miles from destination
  70. Reduce speed
  71. Contact ATC for instructions

  72. Listen to ATIS
  73. Review airport maps
  74. .......Final approach checklist......
  75. Flaps position: SET
  76. Final Approach speed (around 160kts): SET
  77. Gear DOWN
  78. Landing lights: ON
  79. Speedbrake ARMED
  80. Flight controls CHECKED
  81. All instruments CHECKED
  82. At 1000 ft: AP OFF, Autothrottle OFF
  83. Parking and flightdeck Shutdown.....
  84. Parking brake SET
  85. Fuel cutoff levers - OFF
  86. All overhead switches: OFF