Aircraft Marshalling

Marshaling signals

Engine Start

Engine Start

With the left hand pointing at the engine desired, the right hand from the elbow up rotates in a circular fashion.  Note that prior to giving this signal a visual clearance check of that engine must be performed.

What is the correct signal for engine start

  • Right hand pointing at the cockpit left hand on hip
  • Right hand circular pattern, left hand raised in the air like you just don't care
  • Left hand pointing at engine, right hand circular pattern
  • chicken dance