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PREFLIGHT CHECK LIST CESSNA C 172L
 

1. Aircraft Documents -CK.
2. Weather - Suitable.
3. Baggage - Weighed, stowed, secured.
4. Weight and C.G. - CK.
5. Navigation - Planned.
6. Charts and Navaids -CK.
7. Performance Determined
8. VOR Log (IFR) - CK.

INTERIOR

1. Hobbs / Tach time - CK.
2. P.O.H. - On board.
3. Control Lock - Remove.
4. Avionics - Off.
5. Electrical Switches - Off.
7. Carb Heat - Cold.
8. Mixture - I.C.O.
9. Master Switch -On/Call.
10. Fuel Quantity - CK.
11. Lights (Night) - CK.
12. Flaps - Down / CK.
13. Master Switch - Off.
14. Flight Controls - CK.
15. Fuel Selector - Both.
16. Trim - Neutral.
17. Windows - CK Clean.

EXTERIOR

AS PER MANUAL

BEFORE START

1. Preflight - Complete.
2. Passenger Briefing - Done.
3. Cabin Doors - Closed .
4. Seats - Adjusted / Locked.
5. Belts / Harnesses- Secure
6. Circuit Breakers - CK In.
7. All Switches - Off.
8. Brakes - Set and Test.

 

START

1. Mixture - Rich.
2. Throttle - Open 1/2".
3. Master Switch - On / Call.
4. Flaps - UP.
5. Beacon - On.
6. Nav. Lights - As Req.
7. Prop Area - Clear / Call.
8. Starter - Engage.
9. Throttle - 700 RPM.
10. Oil Pressure - CK.
11. Mixture - Lean for Taxi.

PRE - TAXI

1. Radios - On / Set.
2. Transponder Sby/1200
3. Radio Calls - As Req.
4. Taxi Area - Clear.
5. Throttle - Apply Smoothly.
6. Brakes - CK.

TAXI

 

Controls - Position for wind

Instruments - Ck on taxi

RUN - UP

1. Brakes - Set.
2. Fuel Selector - Both.
3. Mixture - Rich.
4. Throttle - 1700 RPM.
5. Magnetos

  • Max Drop - 125

  • Max Diff - 50

6. Carb Heat - CK.
7. Engine Instruments - CK.
8. Suction Gauge - CK.
9. Ammeter - CK.
10. Throttle - 1000 RPM.

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