CESSNA 182 CHECKLIST by maclaren1

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									               N358ME (CESSNA 182) CHECKLIST

BEFORE STARTING ENGINE:                                                 Altimeter -- SET to setting given by ATC
Preflight inspection -- COMPLETE                                        Annunciator Panel -- TEST
Seats, Seat Belts, and Shoulder Harnesses -- ADJUST and LOCK            GPS – Confirm self-test and altimeter setting
Brakes – TEST                                                           Transponder – TEST, then STANDBY
Circuit Breakers -- CHECK IN                                            Autopilot – enter altimeter setting
Electrical Equipment -- OFF                                             Taxiing – CHECK brakes immediately after airplane begins moving
Avionics Master Switch – OFF
Autopilot -- OFF                                                        DURING TURNS WHILE TAXIING:
Cowl Flaps – OPEN                                                       Turn Coordinator -- Indicates skidding turn in proper direction
Fuel Selector Valve – BOTH                                              Heading Indicator -- Turns in proper direction
Avionics Circuit Breakers -- CHECK IN                                   Magnetic Compass -- Turns in proper direction, bowl full of fluid

STARTING ENGINE:                                                        BEFORE TAKEOFF:
Throttle – OPEN ¼”                                                      Passenger Seat Backs – MOST UPRIGHT POSITION
Propeller – HIGH RPM                                                    Seats & Seat Belts – CHECK SECURE
Mixture -- IDLE CUT-OFF                                                 Cabin Doors -- CLOSED and LATCHED
Propeller Area -- CLEAR                                                 Flight controls -- FREE and CORRECT
Master Switch – ON                                                      Fuel Quantity -- CHECK
Flashing Beacon – ON                                                    Fuel Selector Valve -- RECHECK BOTH
Auxiliary Fuel Pump -- ON                                               Mixture – FULL RICH
Mixture – ADVANCE until fuel flow just starts to rise, then return to   Throttle -- 1800 RPM:
        IDLE CUT-OFF position                                                   Magnetos -- CHECK (max drop 150 RPM, max diff. 50 RPM)
Auxiliary Fuel Pump – OFF                                                       Propeller – CYCLE from high to low to high RPM
Ignition Switch -- START (release when engine starts)                           Vacuum -- Normal operating range
Mixture – Advance smoothly to RICH when engine fires                            Ammeter -- CHECK
Throttle – 1000 RPM                                                             Engine Instruments -- CHECK
Oil pressure -- CHECK                                                           Annunciator Panel – No warnings illuminated
Mixture – LEAN one inch for taxi                                        Throttle – CHECK IDLE
Flaps – UP                                                              Throttle -- 1000 RPM
Navigation, Cockpit, and Taxi Lights -- ON as required                  Throttle Friction Lock -- ADJUST
Avionics Master Switch – ON                                             Flight instruments – SET:
Communication Radios:         DVT            SDL             FFZ                Attitude Indicator – Check, Set for level flight
                ATIS          126.5          118.6           118.25             Vertical Speed Indicator -- Note indication of 0 fpm climb
                Ground        121.8          121.6           121.3              Altimeter – Should read within 75’ of field elevation
                Tower         S: 118.4       119.9           124.6              Airspeed Indicator – indicates 0
                              N: 120.2                                  Pitot heat -- CHECK
                Practice area 122.75 (north) 122.85 (south)             Elevator & Rudder Trim – SET for TAKEOFF
Communication Radio – Tower or CTAF                                   Mixture – RICH
Navigation Radios -- SET if flying cross-country                      Propeller – HIGH RPM
NAV/GPS HIS Switch -- SET                                             Strobe and Landing Lights -- ON
Autopilot -- OFF                                                      Autopilot -- OFF
Strobe and Landing Lights -- ON
Windows -- CLOSED                                                     NORMAL LANDING:
Parking Brake – OFF                                                   Airspeed – 70-80 KIAS (flaps UP)
Transponder – ALT                                                     Flaps – 0-10 < 140 KIAS, 10-20 < 120 KIAS, FULL < 100 KIAS
                                                                      Airspeed -- 60-70 KIAS (flaps DOWN)
NORMAL TAKEOFF:
Flaps – 0                                                            SHORT OR SOFT FIELD LANDING:
Throttle -- FULL OPEN                                                 Flaps – FULL DOWN (below 100 KIAS)
Airspeed Indicator – Indicates increasing speed                       Airspeed -- 60 KIAS
Elevator Control -- Rotate at 60 KIAS
                                                                      BALKED LANDING:
SHORT FIELD TAKEOFF:                                                  Throttle -- FULL OPEN
Flaps -- 20                                                          Flaps -- RETRACT TO 20 (immediately)
Brakes -- HOLD                                                        Airspeed -- 55 KIAS (until obstacles are cleared)
Throttle -- FULL OPEN                                                 Flaps -- RETRACT (after reaching a safe altitude and 70 KIAS)
Brakes -- RELEASE                                                     Cowl Flaps – OPEN
Climb Speed -- 58 KIAS until obstacles cleared, then as appropriate
Flaps -- RETRACT after reaching 70 KIAS                               AFTER LANDING:
                                                                      Flaps -- RETRACT
NORMAL CLIMB:                                                         Cowl Flaps – OPEN
Airspeed -- 85-95 KIAS                                                Transponder -- STANDBY
Power -- 23” or FULL THROTTLE (whichever is less)
RPM – REDUCE to 2400 RPM                                              SHUTDOWN:
Mixture – 15 GPH or FULL RICH (whichever is less)                     Call for fuel on 130.65 @ DVT
                                                                      Avionics Master Switch -- OFF
CRUISE:                                                               Electrical Equipment -- OFF (except flashing beacon)
Power – 15-23”, 2000-2400 RPM (no more than 80% is recommended)       Throttle -- IDLE
Elevator Trim -- ADJUST                                               Mixture -- IDLE CUT-OFF
Mixture -- lean to peak EGT minus 125 F.                             Ignition Switch -- OFF (after propeller stops turning)
Cowl Flaps – CLOSED                                                   Flashing Beacon -- OFF
                                                                      Master Switch -- OFF
BEFORE LANDING:                                                       Control Lock -- INSTALL
Passenger Seat Backs – MOST UPRIGHT POSITION                          Vents -- CLOSED
Seats & Seat Belts –SECURED & LOCKED                                  Tiedowns -- SECURED
Fuel Selector Valve -- BOTH                                           Flight Plan -- CLOSED

								
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