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PA28 (Diesel) Emergency Procedures (1) Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

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

Engine Fire During Start

Engine master
Off
Fuel selector
Off
Fuel pump
Off
Cabin heat
Off
If safe to do so, inform ATC
Battery master
Off
Brakes
Off (if level ground)
Abandon aircraft taking the fire exting­uisher.
If safe to do so, extinguish the fire

Cabin Fire on Ground

Battery master switch
Off
Engine master switch
Off
Main bus/Al­ter­nator
Off
Brakes
Off (if level ground)
Evacuate the aircraft, taking fire exting­uisher
If safe to do so, extinguish the fire
 

Engine Power Loss During Take Off

Maintain safe speed (Flapless 73kts, Flaps 65kts)
Make only shallow turns to avoid obstacles
as required
Flaps
If sufficient altitude has been gained attempt a restart,
proceed with the Engine Power Loss in Flight procedure
If insuff­icient altitude has been gained to attempt a restart
Off
a. Fuel selector
Off
b. Engine master
Off
c. Battery master

Engine Power Loss in Flight (non-mech failure)

Maintain safe speed
(Ideal 75 kts)
Thrust lever
Fully forward
Fuel selector
Change tank
Fuel pump
On
Alternate air
On
If power not restored:
a. Thrust lever
Idle
b. Engine master
Off, then on
c. If propellor stationary
Engage starter
If power not regained: Forced Landing Procedure

Forced Landing

Trim for best glide (75kts PA28 & DA40)
Locate suitable field; plan and initiate pattern into field
Radio
Mayday call
Passenger brief
Seat belts & harness
Tight
Engine master
Off
Fuel selector
Off
Brakes
Off
Door
Unlatched
Flaps
As required
Battery master
Off before touchdown
 

Engine Fire During Flight

Engine master
Off
Fuel selector
Off
Select an airspeed to avoid engine overspeed
Fuel Pump
Off
Main bus/Al­ter­nator
Off
Cabin Heater
Off
Carry out forced landing proced­ure

Electrical Fire or Smoke In Cabin During Flight

Main bus
Off
Avionics
Off
Cabin Heater
Off
Vents
Open
Fire Exting­uisher
As required
Land as soon as possible
Prepare for non-radio airfield join