Cessna 172 Checklist 2

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Cessna 172 Check List
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CHECKLIST PROCEDURES PREFLIGHT INSPECTION CABIN 1. Pitot Tube Cover – REMOVE. Check for pitot stoppage. 2. Pilot’s Operating Handbook – AVAILABLE IN AIRPLANE. 3. Airplane Weight and Balance – CHECKED 4. Parking Brake – SET 5. Control Wheel Lock – REMOVE 6. Ignition Switch – OFF 7. Avionics Master Switch – OFF WARNING WHEN TURNING ON THE MASTER SWITCH, USING AN EXTERNAL POWER SOURCE, OR PULLING THE PROPELLER THROUGH BY HAND, TREAT THE PROPELLER AS IF THE IGNITION SWITCH WERE ON. DO NOT STAND, NOR ALLOW ANYONE ELSE TO
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STAND, WITHIN THE ARC OF THE PROPELLER, SINCE A LOOSE OR BROKEN WIRE OR A COMPONENT MALFUNCTION COULD CAUSE THE PROPELLER TO ROTATE. 8. Master Switch – ON 9. Fuel Quantity Indicators – CHECK QUANTITY and ENSURE LOW FUEL ANNUNCIATORS (L LOW FUEL R) ARE EXTINGUISHED 10.Avionics Master Switch – ON 11.Avionics Cooling Fan – CHECK AUDIBLY FOR OPERATION 12.Avionics Master Switch – OFF 13.Static Pressure Alternate Source Valve – OFF 14.Annunciator Panel Switch – PLACE AND HOLD IN TST POSITION and ensure all annunciators illuminate
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15.Annunciator Panel Test Switch – RELEASE. Check that all appropriate annunciators remain on. 16.Fuel Selector Valve – BOTH 17.Fuel Shutoff Valve – ON (Push Full In) 18.Flaps – EXTEND 19.Pitot Heat – ON (Carefully check that pitot tube is warm to touch in 30 seconds) 20.Pitot Heat – OFF 21.Master Switch – OFF 22.Baggage Door – CHECK, lock with key EMPENNAGE 1. Rudder Gust Lock (if installed) – REMOVE 2. Tail Tie Down – DISCONNECT 3. Control Surfaces – CHECK freedom of movement and security 4. Trim Tab – CHECK security
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5. Antennas – CHECK for security of attachment and general condition RIGHT WING Trailing Edge 1. Aileron – CHECK freedom of movement and security 2. Flap – CHECK for security and condition RIGHT WING 1. Wing Tie-Down – DISCONNECT 2. Main Wheel Tire – CHECK for proper inflation and general condition (weather checks, tread depth and wear, etc…) 3. Fuel Tank Sump Quick Drain Valves – DRAIN at least a cupful of fuel (using sampler cup) from each sump location to check for water, sediment, and proper fuel grade before each flight and after each refueling. If water is observed, take further samples until clear and then gently rock wings and
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lower tail to the ground to move and additional contaminants to the sampling points. Take repeated samples from all fuel drain points until all contamination has been removed. If contaminants are still present, refer to WARNING below and do not fly airplane. WARNING
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