Do You Like Your Checklist?
February 1, 2021
Is your checklist doing everything it should for you? If not, how can you make it better?
Checklists are wonderful things. They turn us from forgetful mortals to clear minded creatures that get every step in the operation of a complex machine exactly right.
Is your checklist up to date? Out of date would mean that it does not reflect the changes in transponder operations that have occured in the past five years. Does your checklist have you changing to ALT just before taking off? If so, bad checklist. The AIM calls for the transponder to be in ON/ALT anytime the airplane is not parked. Does...