condition lever

condition lever

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A lever to control the pitch of a propeller of a turboprop engine for the flight operating range of the engine.
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Now came the moment of truth: as I placed the condition lever to "Run," and toggled the switch to start the starboard engine, we received a starter-control indication, right bleed air advisory light, fuel flow and light off, but no rpm indication.
I immediately notified the pilot in the left seat, put my hand on the right condition lever, and called for concurrence on the shutdown of the right engine.
He quickly cycled the wing-spread lever from folded to spread and back to folded while taking the condition lever to ground stop.
I checked the condition lever full forward, and asked my student if his gauge read the same.
Schneider immediately responded with the memory items of the emergency-engine-shutdown checklist, asking for dual concurrence as the condition lever was secured.
I then placed the condition lever into run and toggled the engine-start switch.
After killing the engine with the condition lever, which cuts off fuel at the fuel-control unit, I had the student pull the emergency-firewall-shutoff handle (T- handle) in the front cockpit.
I called for left condition lever to fuel cutoff; however, he pointed to the right, the remaining operating engine, while stating "left" condition lever to fuel cutoff.
With my hand on the condition lever to feather the prop, the second pump light came on.
Germann moved the condition lever to feather the propeller, he saw the generator light on the annunciator panel.
I completed the required steps to reintroduce fuel to the engine, then placed the condition lever to the on position, but the engine did not relight.
1 engine condition lever (ECL) out of the fly position, effectively causing the aircraft to run on only the No.
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