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CESSNA 172 SE ANNUAL INSPECTION

ATA TRAINEE'S
NO. DESCRIPTION DATE REMARKS
CHAPTER SIGNATURE
DAY 1
1 71-10 Spinner - Check general condition and attachment
2 61-10 Propeller blade for condition
Alternator mounting bracket, mounting bolt, belt tensioning arm, noise filter
3 24-20
and electrical connections for condition and security.
4 24-20 Alternator drive pulley for security and belt for condition and correct tension

5 61-10 Spinner and spinner aft bulkhead for condition and security
6 72-20 Crankshaft front oil seal for evidence of leaks.
7 24-20 Cowl snubber bracket for condition and security
8 11-21 Forward fuselage required placards for presence and security
9 53-10 Firewall and attached equipment for condition and security
Vacuum system manifold, hoses, clamps, low vacuum annunciator switches and
10 37-10 electrical connections for condition and security. If equipped with a flanged
housing, inspect flange for loose or broken rivets

11 79-10 Oil filler neck, cap, seal, and gage for condition and security
Oil cooler, fittings and hoses for condition, security, and evidence of leaks, and
12 79-10
cooling fin obstruction.
Low oil pressure annunciator switch and electrical connections for condition,
13 79-30
security and leaks
Fuel injection flow divider, lines, clamps, nozzles and drain hose for condition,
14 73-10
security, and evidence of leaks

15 73-10 Metered fuel pressure hose for condition and security


16 72-20 Crankcase for condition, security and leaks

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Engine cylinders, rocker covers and pushrod housings for condition, security and
17 72-30
evidence of leaks
18 74-20 Ignition leads for condition and security
Fuel pressure transducer, lines, clamps and electrical connection for condition,
19 28-20
security and leaks
Oil pressure transducer, lines, clamps and electrical connection for condition,
20 79-30
security and leaks
21 71-20 Engine shock mounts for condition and security
22 72-20 Accessory case for condition, security and leaks
23 74-10 Magnetos and electrical connections externally for condition and security
24 37-10 Vacuum pumps, cooling shorud and ducts for condition and security
Oil temperature transducer and electrical connection for condition, security and
25 79-30
leaks
26 73-10 Engine driven fuel pump and hoses for condition, security and leaks
27 77-20 EGT probe and wiring for condition and security
Cabin heat ducts, clamps, and firewall valve for condition and security and
28 21-40
operation thru full travel
29 72-30 Engine coolong baffles and seals for condition and security
30 53-10 Cowl shock mounts for condition and security.
31 72-30 Fuselage mounted cowling seals for condition and security
32 24-60 Electrical Junction Box, externally for condition and security. Check clock fuse
Battery for condition, electrical connection, level of electrolyte (if applicable)
33 24-30
and security.
34 24-30 Battery mounting tray, cooling duct, and shorud for security.
35 71-20 Accessory case for condition, security and leaks
36 73-10 Fuel injection servo for condition, security and leaks
Fuel supply fitting and hose from engine driven fuel pump to injection servo for
37 73-10
condition, security and evidence of leaks

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Mixture control cable, mounting bracket, cotnrol arm, and rod end attachment
hardware for condtion and security. Verify control operates through full range of
38 76-10
travel, check friction lock and vernier adjustment for proper operation / the
meaximum linear freeplay is .050 inch
39 73-10 Fuel return hose (if apllicable) for condtion, security and evidence of leaks

Drain oil sump and oil cooler. Check for metal particles or foreign matter in filter
40 79-10
and on sump plug. Install sump plug and safety wire plug.
Remove oil suction screen, check for meatl particles or foreign material, clean,
41 79-10
reinstall and safety wire
42 79-10 Service sump with recommended grade aviation oil
43 77-20 Oil sump for condition, security and leaks
Throttle control cable, moutning bracket, control arm and rod end attachment
44 76-10
hardware for condtion
Metered fuel pressure fitting and hose from injection servo to fuel injection flow
45 73-10
divider for condtion, security and leaks.
Starter, electrical connection and cable for condition and security, starter gear
46 80-10
and ring gear teeth for condition.
47 72-20 Rocker drain lines for condition, security chafing and leaks
Exhaust system risers. Flanges, gaskets, clamps, muffler and endplates for
48 78-10
condition, security and evidence of leaks.
Engine, induction system pipes, hoses, clamps, gaskets and flanges for security
49 71-60
and evidence of leaks.
Air filter box, alternate air door, duct below, drain fitting, coupler, and clamps
50 71-60
and inlet adapter
Clean induction filter and check condition. Replace every 500 hours or sooner on
51 71-60
condition.
52 71-60 Check operation of alternate door and check security of hinge and hinge pin.
53 72-20 Crankcase breather tube, icing relief hole for condition and security.
54 72-30 Overboard vent line installation for condition security and evidence of discharge.
55 32-20 Nose gear upper fitting for condition and security

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56 32-20 Upper shock strut assembly for leakage, condition, and security.
57 32-20 Nose gear lower fitting for condition and security
58 32-50 Nose gear steering rds, collar and boots for condition and security.
Shimmy damper for peration, condtion and attach poitns for wear. If equipped
59 32-20 with a fluid filled shimmy damper check for fluid leaks and check fluid level if
damping action is not evident during damper actuation.
Lower shock strut assembly for leakage, corrosion, pitting, cleanliness, and
60 32-20
proper extension.
61 32-20 Torque links for conditon and security
62 32-20 Tow bar attachment hardware for condition and security
63 32-20 Nose gear tire for wear, inflation and condition
64 32-40 Inspect nose gear fork, wheel thru bolts and axle
Remove ignition lead terminals from all sparkplugs and remove 1 spark plug
65 74-20
form each cylinder
66 74-10 Ensure magnetos OFF and verify magneto impulse couplings trigger properly.
67 72-30 Test cylinders for proper compression

68 74-20 Check ignition lead terminals at spark plug end for condition

69 74-10 Verify magneto to engine timing is 25 BTDC. Adjust as


Remove remaining plugs. Analyze, clean, gap, and test plugs. Lubricate sparklpug
70 74-20 threads with antiseize starting from 2 fill threads from top. Torque plugs to 35 lb-
ft.
71 72-20 Front crankshaft oil plug for evidence of leaks
Propeller mounting bolts visually for secutiry. Re-torque if safety wire is broken
72 61-10
or torque seal distubred
73 61-10 Propeller hub and spinner forward bulkhead for condition.
Electrical J box internally for condition, security and electrical connection of
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components
Check fuses for condition make sure they have not tripped. Check for cause and
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fix before resetting.
Loosen muffler shroud and check cabin heat exchanger for condition and
76 21-40
evidence of leaks

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77 11-21 Check engine data plate for condition, legibiltiy and security
Place fuel valve in off position, check control for freedom of movement, security,
78 28-20
and proper iperation.
Drain fuel strainer, disassemble, verify complete shut-off, clean screen and
79 28-20
inspect for damage. Reassemble
Remove servo fuel inlet fitting, check inlet screen for contamination and damge.
80 73-10 If evidence of conatmination is found, find source, and check and clean injector
nozzles and screens. Reassemble.
Place fuel valve in ON position, check control for freedom of movement, security
81 28-20
and proper operation
Operate auxiliary fuel sump and leak check fuel servo and strainer assy. Safety
82 28-20
wire strainer assy.
DAY 2
83 23-10 Comm antennas for condtion and security
84 34-50 GPS antenna for security
85 34-12 OAT probe for condition and security
86 34-50 Transponder antenna for condition and security
87 34-50 ADF antenna for condtion and security
88 28-20 Operate fuel selector drain valve and check fuel sample for contamination

89 28-20 Operate fuel reservoir drain valve and check fuel sample for contamination
90 11-31 Center fuselage required placards for presence, legibility and security.
91 34-11 Static port visually for security and obstruction
Portable fire extingusher for proper pressure. Locking pin, condition, security,
92 26-20
servicing and hydrostatic date.
Front seat tracks, stops, and adjusment locking pins for condtion, security and
93 53-10
smooth operation
94 53-10 Aft seat forward and aft attachment for security
95 32-40 LH and RH tires for wear, inflation and condition
96 32-40 LH/RH brake pads and brake disks for wear.
97 32-10 LH and RH landing gear fairings for condition and security.
98 32-40 Inspect wheel thru bolts, brake linings, brake disk, brake caliper, and axle.

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Fuselage surfaces and externally for skin damage, loose rivets and condition of
99 53-10
paint.
100 56-10 Forward and aft windshields for condition and security
Seatbelts for thinning, fraying, cutting, broken stitches and ultraviolet
101 25-11
deterioration
102 25-11 Seatbelt hardware for condtion and security
103 23-50 Clean pilot's and co-pilots mic switches.
Cabin and baggage doors, seals, latches, door stop arms and hinge pins for
104 52-10
condtion and security
105 53-10 Refueling steps and handles for condtion and security
106 56-10 Cabin windows, seals, latches, hinges and arm for condtion and security
Control yoke cables, pulleys, turnbuckles, sprockets, and chains for condtion and
107 27-10
security
Parking brake handle, tube, cables pulleys, and moutning brackets for condtion
108 32-40
and security
109 34-50 Avionics cooling fan, ducts and clamps for condtion and security
110 27-20 Rudder pedals and linkage for condtion and security
111 32-40 Service brake reservoirs
112 74-30 Ignition switch, circuit breakersand swtiches for security
113 33-10 Light dimming heat sink assy and transistors for condtion and security
114 34-11 Static sump and plumbing for condtion and security
115 24-30 Central ground point for condtion and security
116 21-20 Ventilation ducts, hoses and clamps for condtion and security
117 33-10 Glareshield cathode tube inverter assy for condtion and security
118 37-10 Vacuum system gyro inlet air filter and regulator valve for condtion and security
Attitude encoder for security and static plumbing and wiring harness for
119 34-11
condtion and security
Internal fuselage structure - Inspect bulkheads, doorpost, stringers, dourblers
120 53-10
and skins for corrosion, cracks
121 24-30 Electrical wiring for condition
122 28-20 Fuel plumbing for condition. Chafing, leaks and security

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123 32-40 Brake lines, hoses, clamps and fittings for bulges, deterioration
124 37-10 Vacuum system air filter - replace with new
125 34-10 Static system for condtion, chafing and security
Switch and circuit breaker panel, terminal blocks, wiring and terminals for
126 24-60
condtion and security
127 31-10 Instrument panels for condtion and security
128 21-20 Ventilation system clamps, hoses and valves for condtion and security
129 25-10 Upholstery, headliner, trim and carpeting for condtion and security
Rudder control cables, turnbuckles, pulleys and brackets and guards for
130 27-20
condtion and security
Flap control cables, turnbuckles, pulleys and brackets and guards for condtion
131 27-50
and security
Airleron control cables, turnbuckles, pulleys and brackets and guards for
132 27-10
condtion and security
Elevator control cables, turnbuckles, pulleys and brackets and guards for
133 27-30
condtion and security
Elevator trim control cables, turnbuckles, pulleys and brackets and guards for
134 27-31
condtion and security
Seats, seat pans, feet assy, lcok pins. Lubricate seat adj threads with MIL PRF
135 25-10
81322 grease
136 73-10 Auxiliary fuel pump for condition, leakage and security
137 28-20 Fuel reservoir tank for condition, leakage and security
138 28-20 Fuel shut-off valve and control for condition, leakage and security
139 25-10 Seat rails for condition and security
Main landing gear attach structure for damage, cracks, loose fasteners and
140 32-10
security
Main gear tubuar struts for cracks, dents, corrsoion, condition of paint or other
141 32-10
damage
142 33-40 Flashing beacon light assy. For operation and lens condition and security
143 34-50 Navigation antennas for condition and security
144 33-40 Tail nav light for operation anf lens condition
145 34-50 Static wicks for condition and security

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146 25-60 ELT antennas for condition and security
147 34-50 Marker beacon antenna for condition and security
ID tag as required by FAR 45 and FAR 91.9 as well as SS data plate located
148 11-21
adjacent to pilots door for presence, legibility and security
149 53-10 Fuselage surface externally for skin damage, loose rivets and condition of paint
Horizontal stabilizer surface and tips externally for skin damage, loose rivets and
150 55-10
condition
Vertical Stabilizer surface externally for skin damage, loose rivets and condition
151 55-30
of paint
Elevator surfaces and tips externally for skin damage, loose rivets, condition of
152 27-30
paint and static wicks
Rudder surface and tips externally for skin damage, loose rivets, condition of
153 27-20
paint and static wicks
Elevator trim surfaces and tips externally for skin damage, loose rivets, condition
154 27-31
of paint and static wicks
155 27-20 Rudder horn, stops and cable attachment for condition and security
Rudder balance weight, hinge bolts and bonding jumpers for condition and
156 27-20
security
Elevator balance weight, hinge bolts and bonding jumpers for condition and
157 27-30
security
Elevator torque tube bolts, bellcrank, stops and cable attachment for condition
158 27-30
and security
159 55-10 Horizontal stabilizer LH and RH aft attach bolts for security
160 55-30 Vertical stabilizer LH and RH aft attach bolts for security
161 55-10 Horizontal stabilizer LH and RH forward attach bolts for security
162 55-30 Vertical stabilizer LH and RH aft attach bolts for security
163 55-10 Vertical stabilizer to horizontal stabilizer fairing for security
164 27-31 Elevator trim tab actuator for condition, security and smooth operation
165 25-60 ELT transmitter for condition security and operation

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DAY 3
166 53-10 Aft fuselage structure for condition and fasteners for security
Vertical stabilizer interior and exterior structure for condition and fasteners for
167 55-10
security
Horizontal stabilizer interior and exterior structure for condition and fasteners
168 55-10
for security
169 24-30 Electrical wiring for condition, chafing and security
Rudder interior and exterior structure and attach fittings for condition, corrosion
170 27-20
and loose fasteners
Aft fuselage rudder control cables, turnbuckles. Pulleys, brackets and guards for
171 27-20
condition and security
Elevator structure and hinge attach brackets for condition, corrosion and loose
172 27-30
fasteners
173 27-30 Elevator cables for correct tension
174 27-30 Elevators for correct travel
Elevator control cables, turnbuckles, pulleys and brackets and guards for
175 55-10
condtion and security
176 27-31 Elevator trim tab cables for correct tension
177 27-31 Elevator trim tab for correct travel
Elevator trim tab control cables, turnbuckles, pulleys, brackets, and guards for
178 55-10
condition and security
179 27-31 Elevator trim tab stop blocks for security
180 28-20 LH/RH fuel filler caps, vents, and gaskets for condition and security
181 28-20 LH/RH reduced fuel quantity and indicator tabs for damage and security
182 11-21 LH/RH fuel filler placard for presence, legibility and security
183 28-20 LH/RH integral fuel bays externally for evidence of leaks
184 28-20 Operate fuel bay drains and check fuel samples for contamination (5 per wing)

185 33-40 LH/RH wing courtesy light for operaton and lenses for condition and security
186 57-10 LH/RH wingtips for condition and security

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LH/RH wingtip nav lgiths for operation and lenses and indicators for conditions
187 33-40
and security
188 33-40 LH/RH wingtip strobe lights for operation and lenses for condition and security

189 33-40 Landing and taxi lights for operation and lens for condition and security
190 34-10 Stall warning vane for condtion, security, obstruction and operation
191 34-10 pito tube for heatr operation
192 34-10 Pitot tube inlet and drain visually for obstruction
193 28-20 Fuel bay vent valve for operation and vent overboard line for proper position
LH/RH aileron skins, hinges, bonding jumpers static wicks and balance weights
194 27-10
for condition and security and hinges for operation
LH/RH aileron control rods, bellcranks and stops for condtion, security and
195 27-10
peratio
LH/RH flap skins, tracks, roller beraings (4 per flap) for condition and security.
196 27-50
Verify roller bearings operate freely and do not slide thorugh tracks
197 27-50 LH/RH flap control rods and bellcranks for condition and operation
LH/RH wing surfaces externally for damage, loose fasteners and condition of
198 57-10
paint
199 57-10 LH/RH wing spar forward attach fitting bolts for security
200 57-10 LH/RH wing spar aft attach fitting bolts for security
LH/RH fuel line rubber connectors and clamps in wing rot areas for condition
201 28-20
and security
202 57-10 LH/RH wing root fairings for security
203 57-10 LH/RH wing struts externally for damage, loose fasteners, and condition of paint
204 57-10 LH/RH wing lower strut attach fitting bolts for security
205 57-10 LH/RH wing upper strut attach fitting bolts for security
206 57-10 LH/RH upper and lower wing strut fairings for condtion and security
207 57-10 LH/RH wing structure for condition and fasteners for security
208 24-30 LH/RH wing electrical wiring for condition, chafing and security

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209 28-20 LH/RH wing fuel system plumbing for condition, security, chafing and leaks
LH/RH fuel quantity transmitters and electrical connections for condition,
210 28-20
security and transmitters for evidence of leaks
211 27-10 LH/RH aileron structure for condition, corrosion and loose fasteners
212 27-10 Aileron cables for correct tension
213 27-10 Ailerons for correct travel
Aileron control cables, turnbuckles, pulleys, brackets and guards for condtion
214 27-10
and security
215 27-50 LH/RH flap structure and flap tracks for condition, corrosion and loose fatsteners
216 27-50 Flap cables for correct tension
Flap motor, actuator, limit swtiches, wiring and terminals for condition and
217 27-50
safety
218 27-50 Lubricate flap actuator threads

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