how do you handle your checklists? Do you use the checklists provided by the operator/ flying club or the checklists from the manual?
Reason for my question: I once again read the DA20 manual and noticed that the club's checklist skipped some points.
The operator's checklist is the one to use. They have experience with their type of operation, regional regulations, weather phenomena, destinations, etc.
Not sticking to the official club's checklist and procedures could also put the insurance at risk.
If you would like to improve the procedures used, may I suggest to discuss them with your club? They should be happy to get some input although changes are often a long term project.
Apart from the official paper checklist:
Nobody holds you back if you add those omitted items to your own flows. A lot of people use acronyms to expand checks at specific trigger points.
@avia Hey Pete, thank you for your insight. Sounds a litte bit different compared to how we do it in Europe.
In Europe, nearly every flying club has their own checklists. Which, sometimes, is a litte bit confusing.
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