Chapter 9. Sample Checklists

[The following is an example only. Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

Pre-flight Checklists
PRE-EXTERNAL CHECK
  • Chocks — a/r
  • Parking Brakes — ON
  • Batteries — ON
  • External Power — a/r
  • Flight Controls — Locked
  • Safety Equipment — Checked
  • Batteries — a/r
EXTERNAL CHECK

Left Right Fuselage

  • Fuel Caps — Secure
  • Left Fuselage — Checked
  • Left Main Landing Gear Pin — a/r

Left Right Engine Nacelle and Wing

  • No. 1&2 Engine Oil — Checked
  • CAUTION
    Ensure oil tank cover is secure. Unsecured oil tank cover will cause complete loss of oil supply.
  • Wing trailing edge — Checked
  • Wing tip & position lights — Checked
INTERNAL CHECK
  • Passenger Seats — Checked
  • Cabin Oxygen Supply — Min pres ____ psi
  • First Aid Kits — Checked
  • Fire Extinguishers — Checked
  • Cabin Windows — Checked
FLIGHT DECK GEOGRAPHIC CHECK - PILOT

[The Flight Deck Geographic Check for the Co-pilot would follow the same format as for the pilot.]

APU START CHECK
  • Batteries — ON
  • External Power — a/r
  • A/COL Lights — RED
  • APU MSTR Press — On
  • APU START Switchlight — Press
  • RUN annunciator — RUN (within ___ sec)
APU AFTER START CHECK
  • APU GEN — Press GEN
  • APU BLD AIR — Press BLD AIR (after ___ sec)
APU SHUTDOWN CHECK
  • Batteries — ON
  • External Power — a/r
  • APU GEN — Off
  • APU BLD AIR — Off
  • APU MSTR or OVRSPD TST — Press
BEFORE START CHECK
  • Pre-flight checks (All) — Complete
  • Ignition — NORMAL
  • EMERGENCY BRAKES — PARK
  • Engines — Clear
  • Before Start Check — Complete
ENGINE START CHECK
  • Engines — Clear
  • START SELECT Switch — Select #2
  • STARTER Switchlight — Press
  • Clock — Start timing
  • Condition Lever (___-___% NH) — START/FEATHER
  • Fuel Flow — Confirm
  • ITT — Indication within ___ secs
  • Oil Pressure — Indication
  • NOTE
    Minimum oil pressure by completion of engine spool-up during start is ___ PSI. If ___ PSI is not reached by end of spool-up engine must be shut down.
  • Hydraulic Pressure — Indication
  • Starter — Cut out at approx ___% NH
  • Engine Stabilized — Stabilized at approx ___% NH
  • Bleed Air #2 Bleed — ON/MIN
  • Repeat above to start No 1 Engine
  • Engine Start — Complete
TAXI CHECK
  • Brakes — Checked
  • Flight Instruments — Checked
  • Altimeters XXXX inches — Set
  • APU — Shutdown
  • Take-off Briefing — Complete
  • Taxi Check — Complete
RUN-UP CHECK
  • EMERGENCY BRAKES — PARK
  • Magnetos — Checked
  • Engine RPM — Set to ____ RPM
  • Propellers — Exercised
  • Run-up Check — Complete
BEFORE TAKE-OFF CHECK
  • Standby for Take-off Cabin — Secure
  • Flight Controls — Checked
  • Bleeds — OFF
  • Complete down to the line
    ____________________________________________________
  • Transponder — ON/ALT
  • LANDING & A/COL Lights — ON/WHITE
  • Altimeters — Checked
  • Compasses — Set/Checked
  • Before Take-off Check — Complete
AFTER TAKE-OFF CHECK
  • Landing Gear — Up
  • Flaps — Up
  • Auto-feather — Off
  • Bleeds — ON/MAX
  • FASTEN BELTS — Lights a/r
  • After Take-off Check — Complete
CRUISE CHECK
  • Power — Set
  • NOTE
    It may be necessary to reset the engine power after the Aeroplane speed has stabilized.
  • Altimeters — Checked
  • Pressurization — Checked
  • Fuel — Checked
  • Cruise Check — Complete
DESCENT CHECK
  • Pressurization — Set
  • Landing Data — Computed & placarded
  • Approach Briefing — Complete
  • Passenger Briefing — Complete
  • Descent Check — Complete
IN-RANGE CHECK
  • Ignition — a/r
  • FASTEN BELTS Lights — ON
  • Harnesses — Secure
  • Altimeters — Set
  • In-Range Check — Complete
DOWNWIND CHECK
  • Autofeather — Off
  • Bleeds — ON
  • Approach Briefing — Complete
  • Downwind Check — Complete
BEFORE LANDING CHECK
  • Landing Gear Lever — Selected Down
  • Synchrophase — OFF
  • Propellers — ___% or Max
  • Flaps — Selected to Approach or Up
  • Warning/Caution Panel — Checked
  • Landing Gear — Down
  • Flaps Approach — Set
  • Before Landing Check — Complete
FINAL LANDING CHECK
  • Bleeds — OFF
  • Flaps Selected to — Approach/Land/Up
  • Flaps Approach/Land — Set or Up
  • Final Landing Check — Complete
AFTER LANDING CHECK
  • Controls — Locked
  • Flaps — Up
  • Landing Lights — Off
  • A/COL Lights — Red
  • Ignition — NORMAL
  • After Landing Check — Complete
SHUTDOWN CHECK
  • Emergency Brakes — PARK
  • External Power — a/r
  • FMS — a/r
  • Power Levers — Flight Idle
  • Condition Levers — Start & Feather
  • STBY HYD Switches — NORM
  • Condition Levers (after ___ sec) — Fuel Off
  • Shutdown Check — Complete

[The following is an example only. Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

SINGLE ENGINE PISTON AEROPLANE - ENGINE FAILURE - DURING TAKE-OFF, AFTER Vr
  • * Control — Directional Control
  • * Airspeed — Bestglide
  • * Landing site — Plan approach
  • * Causecheck — Time permitting
  • * MAYDAY ( 3X )
  • * Mixture Idle — Cut Off
  • * Fuel — Off
  • * Ignition — Off
  • * Flaps — a/r
  • * Gear — a/r
  • * Master — OFF
  • * Pax — Briefed
  • * Forced Landing — Prepare
  • * Evacuate — a/r
MULTI ENGINE AEROPLANE, ENGINE FAILURE - DURING TAKE-OFF, AFTER Vr
  • * Control Directional — Control YAW ROLL
  • * Airspeed — Min Blueline Vyse
  • * Mixtures — Both Full Rich
  • * Propellers — Both Full Fine
  • * Throttles — Both Full Forward
  • * Drag Check Gear Flaps — UP
  • * Identify Dead Foot Dead Engine
  • * Verify Inoperative Engine
  • * Propeller — Feather
  • * Cause — Time Permitting
  • * Secure Engine
  • * Pax — Briefed
ENGINE FAILURE/FIRE - DURING TAKE-OFF, AFTER V1
  • * Control — Directional Control & Min V2
  • * Power Take-off — Power + Uptrim
  • * Gear — UP
  • * Autofeather — Confirmed
  • >> WARNING <<
    Failure of the autofeather may require the crew to perform the ENGINE FAILURE/FIRE/SEVERE DAMAGE Drill prior to 400 ft or safe altitude, and before Flap retraction
  • * Flaps — UP (At Safe Alt - Min 400 ft)
  • * Engine Failure/Fire Drill - Affected Engine
  • * POWER Lever — FLT IDLE
  • * Condition Lever — FUEL OFF
  • * Confirmed Feather — If reqd - ALTERNATE FEATHER
  • * AUX PUMP — OFF
  • * T-handle — Pull
  • * Engine Fire
  • * Extinguisher Switch — FWD BTL
  • * If Fire Warning persists after 30 sec:
  • * Extinguisher Switch — AFT BTL
  • * Engine Shutdown Check Ph. 2 (Page xx) — Complete
ENGINE FAILURE/FIRE - IN FLIGHT

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

ENGINE SHUTDOWN (IN FLIGHT)

Phase 1

  • Crew/Pax Briefing — Complete
  • Control — Direction & Min V2/Vclimb
  • Power — Max Continuous
  • Gear — a/r
  • Flaps — a/r

Affected Engine

  • POWER Lever — FLT IDLE
  • Condition Lever — FUEL OFF
  • Confirmed Feather — If reqd - ALTERNATE FEATHER
  • AUX PUMP — OFF
  • T-handle — Pull

Phase 2

  • IGNITION-operating engine — MANUAL
  • IGNITION-affected engine — OFF
  • POWER Levers — SET
  • HYD — Press & Qty Check
  • If abnormal
  • ENG HYD PUMP check (Page xx) — Complete
  • NOTE
    For ___% Flap Landing: Landing Field Length = ___% Flap Unfactored Landing Distance multiplied by Factor of ____
ENGINE HOT START, FAILED START, CLEARING PROCEDURE

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

PROPELLER OVERSPEED

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual - provided of course, that your Aeroplane has propellers.]

FUEL SYSTEM

FUEL PRESS #1 or # 2 ENG

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

HYDRAULICS AND BRAKES

# 1 ENG HYD PUMP

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

LANDING GEAR

ALTERNATE LANDING GEAR EXTENSION
HAND PUMP

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

UNSAFE LANDING GEAR DOWN INDICATION

If any of the green gear locked down advisory lights fail to illuminate:

  • Gear Indication System — Test
  • Gear Status — Attempt to confirm visually
  • If unable to confirm gear down:
  • Alternate Landing Gear Extension - Hand Pump — Complete
  • >> WARNING <<
    Do not re-cycle landing gear up and then down to attempt safe gear indication. Additional damage to landing gear may occur.

FLIGHT CONTROLS

FLAPLESS LANDING

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

ICE PROTECTION SYSTEMS

AIRFRAME DE-ICE FAILURE

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

AIRFRAME AND FUSELAGE

AIRFRAME FIRE

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

FUSELAGE FIRE/SMOKE

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

RAPID DECOMPRESSION

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

OFF AERODROME LANDING

DITCHING

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

FORCED LANDING

[Insert procedures that are used in your operation that are applicable to your Aeroplane as per the Aeroplane Flight Manual.]

GROUND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

ABORT REJECTED TAKE - OFF
  • * POWER LEVERS — Both to Disc
  • * Braking — Maximum until stopped
  • * Reversing — a/r
  • * ATC/Traffic — Advised
  • * When Aeroplane stopped — applicable drill/check
  • * Evacuation Drill — initiate if reqd
EVACUATION
  • * EMERGENCY BRAKES — SET
  • * Condition Levers — FUEL OFF
  • * T-Handle — Pull
  • * Extinguisher Switches — a/r
  • * EMERGENCY LIGHTS — ON
  • * AFTER PROPELLERS HAVE STOPPED
  • * Evacuation — Initiate
  • * Electrical Power Systems — OFF
  • FIRE/SMOKE ON THE GROUND
  • * Aeroplane — Stop
  • * ATC — Advise
  • * Passengers — Remain Seated/Standby
  • * Evacuation Drill — Initiate

 
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