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Prepar3D: F-35 checklist

F-35A Lightning II Procedures

To... Press...
Display/hide HMDS additional symbology SHIFT+2
Display/hide GPS SHIFT+3
Display/hide Radios SHIFT+4
Open/close refuel receptacle doors SHIFT+E then 2
Open/close weapon bays doors SHIFT+E then 3
BEFORE STARTING  
[ ] Refuel Receptacle Doors CHECK POSITION
[ ] External Lights SET
[ ] Throttles OFF
[ ] Parking Brake SET (CTRL+PERIOD)
[ ] Landing/Taxi Switch OFF
[ ] Flaps HALF
[ ] MFD, HMDS Avionics OFF
[ ] Landing Gear Handle  DOWN (G)
[ ] Emergency Arrestor Hook UP
[ ] Generator Switch NORM
[ ] Battery Switch OFF
   
ENGINE START
Press CTRL+E to initiate engine autostart sequence, or:
[ ] Battery Switch ON
[ ] Generator ON
[ ] MFD, AVIONICS ON, SET MFD TO DISPLAY ENG PAGE
[ ] Throttle IDLE (15% RPM minimum)
[ ] Fuel Shutoff Valve OPEN (CTRL+SHIFT+F4)
[ ] Engine Starter Switch ON
   
AFTER STARTING AND BEFORE TAXI  
[ ] N2 65-72%
[ ] EGT 250-750°C
[ ] Fuel Flow MINIMUM VALUE IN ENG PAGE SCALE
[ ] Thrust 35% MAXIMUM
[ ] MFD CONFIGURATION SET TO SHOW FCS AND FUEL PAGES
[ ] Exterior Lights AS REQUIRED
[ ] Flaps HALF
[ ] Trim CHECK NEUTRAL ON FCS PAGE
[ ] Controls FREE AND CORRECT
[ ] Refuel Receptacle doors CYCLE
[ ] Speed Brake CYCLE
[ ] Weapon bays doors CYCLE
[ ] Altimeter SET
[ ] Canopy DOWN AND CLOSED
[ ] Brakes RELEASE AND CHECK (PERIOD)
   
BEFORE TAKEOFF  
[ ] Brakes SET
[ ] Thrust 68 to 72%
[ ] N2 RPM 87 to 92%
[ ] EGT °C 715 to 880
[ ] Fuel Flow 75% OF ENG PAGE SCALE
[ ] Flaps HALF
[ ] Flight Controls FREE AND CORRECT
[ ] Speed Brake RETRACT (SLASH)
[ ] Parking Brake OFF (PERIOD)
   
TAKEOFF  
[ ] Throttle MILITARY POWER
[ ] Airspeed SEE REF TAB
[ ] Landing Gear RETRACT (G)
positive rate climb
[ ] Flaps AUTO
   
CRUISE CLIMB  
[ ] Airspeed 350 KIAS
[ ] Cockpit Altimeter CHECK ABOVE 10,000 FT
   
CRUISE  
[ ] Airspeed 500 KIAS / 0.85 MACH
[ ] AOA 4.2° (max range)
[ ] AOA 5.6° (max endurance)
[ ] Power AS REQUIRED
   
DESCENT  
[ ] Engine Anti-ice AS DESIRED
[ ] Altimeter SET (press B)
[ ] Navaids CHECK
[ ] ILS SET
[ ] Power AS REQUIRED
   
BEFORE LANDING  
[ ] Landing Gear DOWN (below 250 KIAS)
[ ] Flaps FULL (below 250 KIAS)
[ ] Speed Brake RETRACT
[ ] Airspeed 135 KIAS (2000 lb of fuel)
[ ] Airspeed +2.5 kts/1000 lb additional fuel
[ ] Altimeter CHECK
[ ] Radar Altimeter CHECK AND SET
   
LANDING  
[ ] Approach Attitude and Thrust MAINTAIN FOR FIRM TOUCHDOWN
[ ] Throttle IDLE
   
AFTER LANDING  
[ ] Landing and Taxi Lights AS REQUIRED
[ ] Flaps AUTO
[ ] Canopy OPEN (SHIFT+E)
   
SHUTDOWN   
[ ] Parking Brake SET (CTRL+PERIOD)
[ ] MFD, HMDS Avionics Equipment OFF
[ ] Throttle IDLE
[ ] Fuel Shutoff OFF (CTRL+SHIFT+F1)
[ ] Generator Switch OFF
[ ] Battery Switch OFF

NOTE: This aircraft's real-world checklists have been modified for use with the simulator.

F-35: Weights and speeds

Total simulated aircraft weight with full fuel (with two guided bombs and two air-to-air missiles carried internally)  52,500 lbs
Speeds below assume aircraft weight as flown 45,000 lbs

NOTE: To adjust fuel load, on the Aircraft menu, click Fuel and Load.

Refueling Receptacle Speed (open/close)   300 KIAS
Refueling Receptacle Speed (extended) 400 KIAS
VS - Stall Speed (MIL/all configurations) MAX AOA
VLE - Landing Gear Extension Speed 250 KIAS
Canopy Open 60 KIAS

Maximum Flap Placard Speeds

Flaps Extension Speed KIAS
HALF or FULL   250

VREF - Landing Approach Speed gear down  

35,000 lbs (flaps full)   145 KIAS
45,000 lbs (flaps full)  155 KIAS

NOTE: For explanations of speeds used on this tab, see "V-speeds" in the Learning Center Glossary.

Source: Checklist from Prepar3D

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