Take Off Checks

  • Check final approach & downwind for aircraft before entering runway
  • Enter runway and line up when clear
  • Check windsock
  • Pick abort point and track reference
  • Nose wheel straight
  • Bar in mid-point position
  • Make sure wing is level
  • Security check and visor check (also passenger)
  • Increase to full power and steer straight
  • At flying speed, “Unstick” and adopt steady climb


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