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BELL 206 JetRanger
B206 by river

ENGINE START
ENGINE RUNUP
ENGINE SHUTDOWN
LIMITATIONS


ENGINE START
 
Seat belts On
Flight controls Free and correct
Throttle Closed
Landing light Off
Engine anti-ice Off
Hydraulics On
Fuel valve On, guard in place
Altimeter Set
Instruments Static at zero
Battery On
Caution lights Eng Out, Trans Oil Press, Low Rotor RPM
Caution lights Press to test
Fuel quantity Check
Collective Down
Rotors Clear
Fuel boost On, fuel pressure
TOT 150 C or below
Starter Engage
N1 15% above 7 C Introduce fuel
13% -18 to +7 C
12% below -18 C
TOT Snap to idle stop
Do not exceed 1 second over 927 C
Main rotor Turning by 25% N1
Oil pressure Increasing
Starter Release at 58% N1
Throttle Increase past idle release
Engine instruments Check
STABILIZE AT IDLE SPEED FOR ONE MINUTE BEFORE INCREASING POWER
Throttle Open to 70% gas producer RPM
Generator  On
Radios and lights On

ENGINE RUNUP
 
Throttle Increase to full, maintaining torque below 40%
Governor RPM Check range 97-100%, set at 100%
Radio / Nav On, listen to ATIS
Hydraulics  Check
Engine anti-ice If OAT <4 C with visible moisture, anti-ice On
Frictions Off

ENGINE SHUTDOWN
 
Throttle Reduce to idle, stabilize for 2 minutes
Frictions On
Radios and lights Off
Throttle Closed
TOT  Reducing
Gas Producer (N1) Reducing
Caution light Eng Out illuminated
Generator Off
Fuel boosts Off
Battery  Off
Blades Tie down

LIMITATIONS

TOT (Turbine Outlet Temperature)
 
Continuous 738 C
5 minute takeoff 810 C
Start and shutdown <927 C
(10 seconds max)
(1 second >927 C)

TORQUE
 
Maximum continuous 85%
Take-off 100%  (5 minute limit)
Transient (unintentional) 110% (5 second limit)

MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT
 
Internal  3200 lbs.
External  3350 lbs.

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