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AIM

10/12/17

4−3−28

Airport Operations

flight procedures. Flight check aircraft fly preplanned

high/low altitude flight patterns such as grids, orbits,

DME arcs, and tracks, including low passes along the

full length of the runway to verify NAVAID

performance.

b. Pilots should be especially watchful and avoid

the flight paths of any aircraft using the call sign

“Flight Check.” These flights will normally receive

special handling from ATC. Pilot patience and

cooperation in allowing uninterrupted recordings can

significantly help expedite flight inspections, mini-

mize costly, repetitive runs, and reduce the burden on

the U.S. taxpayer.

4−3−25. Hand Signals

FIG 4−3−11

Signalman Directs Towing

SIGNALMAN

SIGNALMAN

FIG 4−3−12

Signalman’s Position

SIGNALMAN

SIGNALMAN

FIG 4−3−13

All Clear

(O.K.)

3/15/07

7110.65R CHG 2

AIM

2/28/19