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Airplane Major Component Checklist Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by [deleted]

Airplane Major Components to Check

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Airframe

Paint
Corrosion
Fabric
Attachment points
Control cables­/pu­lleys
Control surfaces
Fuel tanks/­lines
Doors/­win­dows, emergency exits
General condition

Landing Gear

Tires
Brakes
Shock absorbing system
Scissor links
Retraction system
Shimmy damper
Gear attach points
Micros­witches

Engine Systems

Corrosion
Induction system
Turboc­harging system
Exhaust system
Ignition system
Electrical system
Battery
Cooling baffles
Control cables
Lubric­ation system
Starter
Filters
Vacuum system
Fuel system
Engine mounts
Seals
General condition
 

Airplane Inspection

Propel­ler(s)

Blade conditions
Hub conditions
Governor
Spinner
Seals
Deicing

Cylinders

Compre­ssion
Oil Consum­ption

Cabin Interior

Cockpit controls
Circuit breake­rs/­swi­tches
Instru­ments
Avionics
Seatbelts
Seats/­tra­cks­/frames
Ventil­ati­on/heat
Interior fabric
Door/w­indow seals
Window­/wi­nds­hields
Lighting