Pelican's Perch #52:
The C-131 Emergency Checklist

John Deakin’s last column about the normal-procedures checklist he developed for the CAF’s C-131 (Convair 340) produced such an enthusiastic response — and so many good suggestions — that John decided to devote this month's column to the plane’s emergency checklist. If you’ve ever wondered about what goes on in a complex radial-engine transport aircraft cockpit when the kimshee hits the fan, wonder no longer.

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