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Cessna 172 SP

old style cockpit

Microsoft Flight Simulator X


Aircraft : Panel : Default Cessna 172SP Default Cessna 172SP

Foto: Adam Wright

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Werner Schott Switzerland w.schott@abbts.ch

Foto: Danny Fritsche

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Pre-Start Checklist
Parking Brakes Throttle Magneto/Starter Switch Battery & Alternator Master Switches Avionics Fuel Pump Switch Mixture /Fuel Flow Battery Switch Panel Lights Flight controls Flaps Fuel Quantity Fuel Selector Avionics Switch Check Weather Request Clearance Transponder Beacon SET CLOSED OFF OFF OFF OFF CUTOFF ON ON if required CHECK UP CHECK BOTH ON (Atis, Flight Services) STANDBY ON

Startup Checklist
Engine and Propeller Area Throttle Mixture Fuel Pump Switch Magneto/Starter Switch Throttle Alternator Switch Oil Pressure, Ammeter Engine Instruments Fuel Pump Switch Annunciator Lights CLEAR OPEN 1/4 INCH RICH ON START IDLE ON CHECK CHECK OFF CHECK

Before Taxi Checklist


Nav Lights Taxi Lights Heading Indicator/Altimeter
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ON ON SET
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Taxi To Ramp
Strobe Light Flaps Taxi Lights Landing Lights Speed Throttle Elevator Trim Avionics/Radios Transponder OFF RETRACT ON OFF Max. 20 knots AS REQUIRED TAKEOFF SETTING AS REQUIRED 1200

Instruments Radios and Avionics Autopilot Request Taxi Clearance

NORMAL OPERATION CHECKED and SET SET and OFF

Taxi Checklist
Parking Brake Taxi to assigned runway Brakes Directional Gyro Turn Coordinator Artificial Horizon RELEASE SPEED Max. 20 knots CHECK during taxi PROPER IND. during turns PROPER IND. during turns ERECT during turns

Shutdown Checklist
Parking Brake Throttle Fuel Pump Avionics Switch Taxi Lights Nav Lights Pitot Heat Mixture/Fuel Flow Magneto/Starter Switch Beacon Panel Light Battery Switch Alternator Switch SET IDLE OFF OFF OFF OFF OFF CUTOFF OFF OFF OFF OFF OFF

Before Take-off Checklist


Parking Brake Fuel Quantity Fuel Selector Valve Throttle Mixture Alternator Switch Throttle Magnetos Ammeter Throttle Oil Temperature Elevator Trim Flaps Flight Controls Radios and Avionics Landing Lights Taxi Lights Strobe Light Pitot Heat Transponder Request Takeoff Clearance SET CHECK BOTH IDLE RICH VERIFY ON 1800 RPM CHECK <150 RPM drop on each, <50 RPM drop between CHECK Positive charge ind. IDLE CHECK SET for takeoff SET 0-10 degrees FREE AND CORRECT SET ON OFF ON ON ON
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Securing Aircraft
Parking Brake Throttle All Switches Verify SET Verify IDLE Verify OFF

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Take-off Checklist
Smoothly increase thrust to Brakes V1 = Vr = Pitch At Positive Climb Rate Trim for climb to maintain At 500' AGL Engine Instruments FULL RELEASE 55 KIAS (descision) 65 KIAS (rotate) 10-15 degrees Touch Brakes 75 KIAS RETRACT Flaps if set CHECK

Descent Checklist
Atis/Airport Information Fuel Selector Altimeter Radios Descent Speed Descent Rate Flaps Check Weather CHECK BOTH CHECK SET 100 KIAS 2000 RPM -700 fpm CHECK UP (ATIS, Flight Services)

Climb-out Checklist
Throttle Mixture Autopilot Landing Lights Airspeed Climb Rate ATC 2300 RPM RICH CHECK and SET OFF 80 KIAS 2300 RPM 700 fpm AS REQUIRED

Approach Checklist
Localizer Level Flight : Landing Lights Fuel Pump Speed: Establish Flaps Speed: Establish Flaps Turning toward runway: set flaps Final Glideslope Descent : Mixture Speed: Establish Descent Rate Parking Brake ON ON 85 KIAS 2100 RPM 10 degrees 80 KIAS 2100 RPM 20 degrees 2300 RPM FULL DOWN RICH (on final) 75 KIAS 2100 RPM -400 fpm VERIFY OFF

Cruise Checklist
Accelerate to cruise speed Engine+Instruments Engine Temperatures Fuel Quantity Radios Autopilot Lights Engine Instruments 110 KIAS 2500 RPM CHECK STABILIZE at cruise cond. CHECK TUNED and SET CHECK and SET as required CHECK

Landing Checklist
Autopilot Landing Speed Touchdown Landing Roll Brakes OFF 65 KIAS MAIN WHEELS FIRST LOWER NOSE WHEEL MINIMUM REQUIRED

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