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Fellow simmers. Here is the sequence in words that I used to start the C-130 after loading in FS and THEN shutting down the engines manually.I would like at least 3 folks to please e-mail me and I will be happyto send you the Word Document as well as three jpg's I have made and give it a try so that if there are inaccuracies someone would tell me so i can revise it.I have personally tried it 12 times and it has worked fine for me.I don't claim that this is the correct prcoedure per a real C-130 manual....just the one that I have found to work by reading the manual as well as gathering bits and pieces of forum posts. The only way I have been able to get it to start from Cold & Dark is to Depress the Ctrl, Shift, and F4 keys between steps 14 and 15. Perhaps I am missing something so please let me know if that is the case.1. Temperature datum control valves to AUTO.2. Condition levers to RUN3. Left & Right wing isolation valves to NORMAL4. Essential DC Bus to ON5. Voltage and Frequency Selector Switch to the LEFT position6. Switch to Battery7. Switch to Essential DC Bus ON8. Air Turbine Motor to ON9. GTC Door OPEN10. Bleed Air OPEN11. Start gas turbine compressor (red then green light will illuminate).12. Reset generator select switch and turn to ON13. Bleed Air to # 1 engine OPEN14. All Boost Pumps ON15. Depress Start Button16. Start the other engines by turning the appropriate bleed air to open. Good luck. Hope this helps and please let me know of any problems or anything to make it better. Craig Evans ftd1949@cox.net

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