|Look around for traffic
Remember that the engines act like a giant vacuum cleaner in front and a barbeque at the exhaust end.
Always check for tourists, busloads of tourists, small children, small children in buses, animals and small children with animals before starting your engines.
Wheel Brake ON
Gear down and Wheel Brake ON.
When you engage the APU, the warning lights will flash... DO NOT PANIC! This is a normal self-test routine!
Start Engine R
The Right engine should be started first as this provides power to the Hydraulic system
|Start Engine L||Y|
|Flaps to 1/2||
|Throttle to Full MIL Power|
|Wheel Brake OFF||W|
Rotate at 145 knots
No back stick is needed to rotate
Adjust stick to maintain a 10 degree climb
|Flaps UP||Shift F|
|Head to first Waypoint|
|Select Virtual Cockpit||F2|
|Centre display with mouse|
|click on map display|
MiGMan thanks Mark "Roamer" Bewick for the heads-up on the correct engine start sequence!