PRE-FLIGHT INSPECTION
CABIN
 Hobbs & tach timeRECORD
 Required papers A.R.O.W.ON BOARD
 Control wheel lockREMOVE & STOW
 Ignition keyON DASH
 Avionics switchOFF
 Master switchON
 Fuel quantityCHECK
 Lights - BeaconON
 FlapsDOWN
 Master switchOFF
 Alternate static sourceOFF
 Fuel selector valveBOTH
 Fuel testerRETRIEVE & CLEAN
FUSELAGE & EMPENNAGE
 Baggage doorSECURE & LOCK
 General surface conditionCHECK
 Elevator & rudderCHECK
 Elevator trimNOTE POSITION
 Tie downREMOVE
RIGHT WING
 Main gear, tire, brakeCHECK
 Flaps & hingesCHECK
 Aileron & hingesCHECK
 Wing tip & navigation lightCHECK
 Leading edge conditionCHECK
 Air inletsCHECK
 Wing tie downREMOVE
 Fuel tank sumpDRAIN
 Fuel selector drainDRAIN
 Fuel quantity & filler capCHECK & SECURE
NOSE SECTION
 WindscreenCHECK CLEAN
 Engine cowling conditionCHECK
 Oil levelCHECK
 Oil dipstickCLOSE & SECURE
 Fuel strainer drainDRAIN
 Propeller & spinnerCHECK
 Engine cooling inletsCHECK CLEAR
 Alternator beltCHECK
 Air filterCHECK CLEAR
 Nose gear, tire, strutCHECK
 Static source openingCHECK
LEFT WING
 Main gear, tire, brakeCHECK
 Fuel tank sumpDRAIN
 Fuel quantity & filler capCHECK & SECURE
 Air inletsCHECK
 Pitot tube coverREMOVE
 Pitot tubeCHECK
 Fuel ventCHECK
 Stall warning openingCHECK
 Wing tie downREMOVE
 Leading edge conditionCHECK
 Wing tip & navigation lightCHECK
 Aileron & hingesCHECK
 Flaps & hingesCHECK
 Fuel testerCLEAN & STOW
PRE-FLIGHT INSPECTION COMPLETE
BEFORE TAKEOFF CHECK
PRE-RUNUP
 Aircraft positionINTO WIND
 BrakesAPPLY & HOLD
 DoorsCLOSED & LATCHED
 Flight controlsFREE & CORRECT
 Fuel selector valveBOTH
 Elevator trimTAKEOFF
ENGINE RUNUP
 MixtureRICH
 Throttle1700 RPM
 Suction gaugeCHECK
 Engine instruments & ammeterCHECK
 MagnetosCHECK
   (125 RPM max drop, 50 RPM max diff)
 Carb heatON
   (check for drop in RPM)
 ThrottleFULL OUT
   (check for idle)
 Carb heatOFF
 Throttle800-1000 RPM
 MixtureAS REQUIRED
POST-RUNUP
 RadioATIS FREQ
 ATISCOPY
 Flight instrumentsSET
 Departure BriefingCOMPLETE
 RadioGROUND CTRL FREQ
 Ground ControlGET TAXI CLEARANCE
 Parking brakeRELEASE
BEFORE TAKEOFF CHECK COMPLETE

LINE UP CHECK
PRIOR TO CLEARANCE ONTO RUNWAY
 RadioTOWER FREQ
 FlapsSET & CHECK
 Heading indicator & compassCHECK & ADJUST
 WindowsCLOSED & LATCHED
 Carb heatOFF (in)
 Off TimeNOTE
 TowerGET CLEARANCE
AFTER CLEARANCE ONTO RUNWAY
 Landing light / strobesON AS REQUIRED
 TransponderON/ALT
 MixtureRICH (in)
 Engine gaugesCHECK
LINE UP CHECK COMPLETE

TAKEOFF CHECK
NORMAL TAKEOFF
 ThrottleFULL (in)
 ElevatorROTATE 55 KIAS
CLIMBOUT
 FlapsUP
 Engine gaugesCHECK
 Airspeed80-85 KIAS
CRUISE
 ThrottleSET
 MixtureLEAN
 Heading indicator/compassCHECK & ADJUST
 Landing LightOFF
TAKEOFF CHECK COMPLETE