VFR Airworthiness Requirements - QT

Lesson Quicktakes cover the items that should be memorized from each of the wifiCFI Lessons. They do not cover all of the lesson details in-depth.


AIRCRAFT DOCUMENTS (ARROW):

External Data Plate.

Airworthiness Certificate.

Registration Certificate.

Radio Station License.

Operating Handbook.

Weight and Balance.

Compass Deviation Card.


AIRCRAFT INSPECTIONS (AV1ATES):

Annual Inspection.

VOR Check.

100 Hour Inspection.

Altimeter Inspection.

Transponder Inspection.

ELT Functional and Battery Check.

Static/Encoder Inspection.


ADs

Airworthiness Directives.

Essentially recalls for airplane parts.

They are mandatory and may not be overflown.

Paid for by aircraft owner (not manufacturer).


FORM 337s:

Major Alterations or Repairs.

Any change not on the Aircraft Type Certificate Data Sheet (TCDS).


REQUIRED DAY VFR EQUIPMENT (ATOMATOFLAMES):

Airspeed Indicator.

Tachometer.

Oil Pressure Gauge.

Manifold Pressure Gauge.

Altimeter.

Temperature Gauge.

Oil Temperature Gauge.

Fuel Quantity Indicators.

Landing Gear Position Indicators.

Anti-Collision Lights.

Magnetic Compass.

Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT).

Safety Belts.


REQUIRED VFR NIGHT EQUIPMENT (FLAPS):

All Day VFR Equipment plus the following:

Fuses (spares).

Landing Light (if the aircraft is for hire).

Anti-Collision Lights.

Position Indicator Lights.

Source of Electricity.


INOPERATIVE EQUIPMENT FLOW (WITHOUT AN MEL):


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