Example Pre Start checklist
Seat – Adjusted, rock seat to ensure it is locked.
Harness and Hatches – secured and correctly adjusted.
Parking Break – set on.
Avionics – turned off
Radio – turned off
Gauges – Undamaged
Controls – Full and free in the correct sense
Trim – Full and free, set for take-off
Cabin Air – controls off
Throttle nut – loose
Mixture – Full and free, set fully rich
Carb Heat – Full and free, set off/cold
Master switch – On
Circuit breakers/fuses – correct
Beacon – Set on
Fuel – On, select Both
Fuel Pump – On, if fitted
Primer – as required and then locked
Lookout – all clear, shout Clear Prop
Magnetos – turn to start