7.4. Checks, Checklists, and Drills

  1. General — The additional direction in the following paragraphs applies to the guidance that is provided in the General chapter.
    1. The drills and checks that apply to some situations are included in the same checklist. The memory items that comprise the drill portion of the procedure are indicated by a medium bullet " " two spaces to the left of the item.
    2. Unlike normal procedures checks, there is no statement that a particular check is "complete" as the last item. This difference is required as some checks lead to other checks. It is up to the pilot to commence and complete checks.

    [Briefly describe the organization of your Abnormal and Emergency Checklists. This information would probably be useful to your pilots in finding the information that they need to deal with a problem. The following is an example only.]

  2. Organization — The Checklists for Abnormal and Emergency Procedures are grouped into the following sections. The discussion in these SCSOPs follows the same order as is used in the checklist.
    1. Common Procedures — Procedures that apply to all Abnormal and Emergency emergency, other than a ditching or forced landing off of an aerodrome.
    2. Engine and Propeller.
    3. Fuel System.
    4. Hydraulics and Brakes.
    5. Landing Gear.
    6. Electrical.
    7. Flight Controls. Includes flaps.
    8. Ice Protection Systems.
    9. Airframe and Fuselage. Includes pressurization, heating/cooling/ventilation, smoke and fire other than related to engines.
    10. Off Aerodrome Landing. Includes: Ditching, Forced Landing.
    11. Ground Emergency Procedures. Includes: Aborted Take-off, Evacuation, Fire/Smoke on the Ground.
  3. The following items do not have specific checklists. They are Abnormal and Emergency situations. The handling is discussed in the latter portion of this chapter, separate from the items that are in the checklists.
    1. Abnormal Take-off
    2. Stall Recovery
    3. Pilot Incapacitation
    4. Bomb Threat and Hijacking
    5. Post Evacuation Actions
    6. Wind Shear

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