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RADIO

Intercom
Transponder
GPS ON

ON (Set frequency and volume)
ON (Set squelch and volume)
ON (Standby)

Magnetos
Instruments

Check for dead cut
- Artificial Horizon (Erect)
- DI (Set with compass)
- Altimeter (Set airfield elevation)
Call for taxi
Set QNH / Check QFE

RADIO
ALTIMETER
IMMEDIATELY AFTER START
THROTTLE
Oil Pressure
Alternator Warning Light
Vacuum guage

SET 1100 RPM
Rising
OUT
Check

STARTING
Engine primed and pulled through
THROTTLE
1/4" OPEN
Thumbs up - CLEAR PROP
MAGNETO
BOTH ON (Rear mags on)
Hand prop - follow crewman instructions or
Switch on Starter
Press Starter button
Switch OFF starter switch

DHC-1 Chipmunk

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PRE-START CHECKLIST

STARTING CHECKLIST
DHC-1 Chipmunk

REAR COCKPIT
Magnetos
On (cover secure)
Check for obstructions (remove cushion for solo flight)
Baggage locked - Brief passenger before start

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PRE-START
RUDDER LOCK AND PITOT COVER REMOVED
Pitot Heat
Off
Landing light
Off
Nav Lights
Off
Starter switch
Off
HOBBS
Record reading - Record time
TRIMMER
Full and correct (2 notches nose)
THROTTLE
Check movement (closed), & friction
BRAKES
Check movement (SET FULL ON)
MIXTURE
Check movement (rich with throttle)
GROUND / FLIGHT
SET TO FLIGHT
Alternator warning light
ON
Instruments
Check condition
- Set Altimeter
- Set DI
- Check engine inst. OK
Off
Check movement (Cold)
Check in stages (UP)
Security
Off
Off
ON
Radio
CARB AIR
FLAPS
Fire Extinguisher
Intercom
Transponder
FUEL

Call ready for departure LINE UP ON RUNWAY CHECK HEADING WITH DI AND COMPASS CHECK WINDSOCK CHECK TOWER FOR SIGNALS (LEFT RUDDER) . release brakes and check controls for full and free movement in the correct sense .Altimeter (check) Tuned and set Temp and Press OK for takeoff UP Cold On Mode C Check position & set destination ON and locked Closed and locked Secure and tight Close throttle.SET IDLE (650 rpm approx) RESET 1100 rpm THROTTLE CHECK (75 rpm max drop) HOT (slight rpm drop) RESET COLD (rpm returns) Out Oil temp within limts Oil press within limits Vacuum within limits Alternator warning light Ts & Ps MAGENTOS CARB HEAT POWER CHECKS BRAKES CONTROL COLUMN Oil Temp Oil Pressure THROTTLE SET FULL ON (Aircraft into wind) HARD BACK 15 degrees + 30-40 ps SET 1800 RPM POWER CHECKS DHC-1 Chipmunk 3 PRE-TAKE OFF VITAL ACTIONS TRIM THROTTLE FRICTION MIXTURE Ground / Flight Instruments Radio Ts & Ps FLAPS CARB HEAT Transponder GPS FUEL HOOD HARNESSES DHC-1 Chipmunk 4 Two divisions nose down Tightened Rich Flight .DI (reset) .Artificial Horizon (erect) .

85 Liverpool (EGGP) FREQ. 0.Lookout Powered Glide Short Flapless Final Base leg Approach Take Off VR 70kts/flaps up Soft VR 65kts/15o flaps o Short VR 55kts/15 flaps Cruise Climb 70kts/flaps up Cruise 90kts Slow Safe 65kts/15o flaps Stall Soft VR Stall Critical Speeds VNE 155kts (never ex) VA 117kts (manoeuv) VX 55kts/15o flaps VFE 93kts/15o flaps 71kts/30o flaps Glide 70kts/flaps up XWind 15kts DATA Lighting OFF Fuel OFF Electrical ALL OFF Ground/Flight to Ground Magnetos OFF Aerobatic Speeds 50kts 105kts 105kts 120kts 120kts 130kts 140kts Spin Wingover Aileron Roll Barrel/Slow Roll Stall Turn Loop Roll off the top .60kts/30o flaps 65kts/30o flaps 55kts/30o flaps 70kts/ 65kts/15o flaps 1300rpm 45kts/flaps up/Power off 38kts/flaps down ATIS GROUND TOWER APPROACH 124.5imp gal air) Engine Management OIL PRESSURE 30psi min 40-45psi norm OIL TEMP 15o min for checks DHC-1 Chipmunk 6 CHECKS DHC-1 Chipmunk Cruise and Airfield Approach Hatches & Harnesses H Contents sufficient Freq / vol / call Ts & Ps Carb heat HOT Set DI & Compass Set QFE/QNH Direction Altimeter OFF (set and release) Fixed Rich Brakes Undercarr Mixture Fuel Radio Engine Approach Speeds 65kts/15o flaps 1300rpm Base leg sufficient to recover by 3000ft flaps up loose items.77ins fwd of datum Weight & Balance Fuel Capacity 18 imp gal Fuel burn 7gph at 90kts 2050rpm Power Max Overspeed Cruise Idle Slow Idle OIL TANK 2550rpm 2675rpm (for 20sec) 2050rpm 1100rpm 650rpm 2.8ins fwd of datum 0.Engine L .32 121.Security E.Airframe S .Location L .35 119. airspace.5imp gal capacity (inc.Height A .95 126. cloud o clearing 360 turn 5 After Landing Brakes Throttle Trimmer Mixture Flaps X-ponder Carb heat Set on Set 1100rpm Set 2 clicks nose heavy Rich Up Standby Cold Shutdown Throttle Magnetos Radio X-Ponder Throttle Magnetos Throttle Set 1100rpm (60secs) Check for dead cut OFF OFF Close OFF open full at 300rpm close when prop stops Final Speeds 60kts/30o flaps 65kts/30o flaps 55kts/30o flaps 70kts/ Powered Glide Short Flapless Aerobatic Checks H . MAUW Luggage Fwd CofG Aircraft CofG 2100lbs 40lbs 6. H&H secure Ts&Ps built up.