C172 startup checklist

December, 11, 2019 by

Update 19.4 was released yesterday. With it came the new rework of the Cessna 172 Skyhawk with more detailed start up procedures. Here is a simple check list to follow when starting up the aircraft.

  1. ENGINE > TANK BOTH
  2. ENGINE > MIXTURE RICH (100%)
  3. ELECTRICAL > MASTER BATT ON
  4. LIGHTS > BEACON ON
  5. ENGINE > FUEL PUMP ON
  6. ENGINE > IGN START
  7. ENGINE > FUEL PUMP OFF
  8. ELECTRICAL > AVIONICS 1 ON

Reference: “The C172 Cockpit: Explained” by Brandon K.

Kyle Boas is the Founder of the IFATC Education Group. He is an IFATC Supervisor and Infinite Flight Appeals team member. โ€” More