7.3. Handling of Abnormal and Emergency Procedures

  1. The guidance in the following excerpt from the [aircraft type] checklist applies to all abnormal and emergency procedures. Although *they are not verbalized during the handling of abnormal situations, these items shall be committed to memory and shall be done for all abnormal and emergency situations. The expanded contents of the checklist follow.
  2. A thorough knowledge of procedures is required to deal with abnormal and emergency situations. It is impossible to provide guidance for all situations. Sound judgment must prevail. The following directions apply to all abnormal and emergency situations.
    1. FLY THE AIRCRAFT — It is of no consequence how quickly and correctly a drill or check is completed, if the aircraft departs controlled flight.
    2. Silence any aural warning. Cancel and re-arm any visual alert.
    3. Aural warnings should be reset to reduce distraction to the crew in handling the situation and to re-arm the system(s) in the event that further malfunctions occur.
    4. Identify the emergency or abnormal condition
    5. It is vital that the situation be correctly identified so that the appropriate action is taken.
    6. Take the appropriate action

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