close
lumiform
Lumiform Mobile audits & inspections
Get App Get App

Pre Flight Checklist Boeing 737-800

The pre-flight checklist for a Boeing 737-800 typically includes verifying the flight deck instruments, checking the flight control surfaces, inspecting the engine and APU, and ensuring proper fuel levels. Other items on the checklist may include reviewing weather and flight plans, verifying emergency equipment, and confirming the cabin is secure. Following the checklist helps ensure a safe and successful flight.

Downloaded 52 times
Pre-Flight Checklist
PARKING BRAKE SET
BATTERY GUARD CLOSED
STANDBY POWER GUARD CLOSED
L CENTER FUEL PUMP AS REQUIRED
L AFT FUEL PUMP AS REQUIRED
APU START
APU GEN ON
POS LIGHTS STEADY
LOGO LIGHT AS REQUIRED
CABIN LIGHTS AS REQUIRED
EMER EXIT LIGHTS GUARD CLOSED
PASSENGER SIGNS ON
PACKS AUTO / HIGH
IRS MODE SELECTORS OFF > NAV
FMC SET
Request Flight-plan Clearance
TRANSPONDER SET
IAS / MACH SPEED SET
HDG / TAKEOFF RWY SET
INITIAL ALT SET
YAW DAMPER ON
WINDOW HEAT ON
FLIGHT ALTITUDE SET
LANDING ALTITUDE SET
FLIGHT DIRECTORS ON
LNAV AS REQUIRED
VNAV AS REQUIRED
MINIMUMS REF BARO or RADIO
MINIMUMS SET
ALTIMETER REF IN or HPA
AUTO BRAKE RTO
COM RADIOS SET
DOORS CLOSED
Before Start Checklist
Request Pushback & Startup Clearance
AUTOTHROTTLE ARM
L & R C FUEL PUMPS AS REQUIRED
A & F FUEL PUMPS ON
ELEC HYD PUMPS ON
ANTI COLL LIGHT ON
PARKING BRAKE SET
GROUND EQUIPMENT REMOVED
ENGINE AREA CLEAR
Engine Start Checklist
SEC DISPLAY UNIT ENGINE
PACKS OFF
ENGINE 1 START SWITCH GND
ENGINE 1 FUEL CONTROL LEVER RUN
ENGINE 2 START SWITCH GND
ENGINE 2 FUEL CONTROL LEVER RUN
Before Taxi Checklist
GENERATORS 1 & 2 ON
PROBE HEAT ON
WING ANTI ICE AS REQUIRED
ENGINE ANTI ICE AS REQUIRED
PACKS AUTO
ISOLATION VALVE AUTO
APU BLEED OFF
APU OFF
ENG START SWITCHES CONT
FLAPS AS REQUIRED
ELEVATOR TRIM SET FOR TAKE-OFF
FLIGHT CONTROLS FREE AND CORRECT
RECALL (737-800 only) CHECK
LOWER DISPLAY UNIT (DU) OFF
Request Taxi Clearance
TAXI LIGHTS ON
RWY TURN-OFF LIGHTS AS REQUIRED
Taxi Checklist
TAXI to assigned runway SPEED Max. 20 knots
BRKS/GYRO/TURN COORDINATOR CHECK during taxi
Before Take-off Checklist
PARKING BRAKE SET
FUEL FLOW RESET, then RATE
C FUEL PUMPS AS REQUIRED
DE-ICE AS REQUIRED
CABIN LIGHTS AS REQUIRED
FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS CHECK
ENGINE INSTRUMENTS CHECK
TAKE-OFF DATA (V1, VR, V2) CHECK
NAV EQUIPMENT CHECK
Request Takeoff Clearance
LANDING LIGHTS ON
STROBE LIGHT ON
TAXI LIGHTS OFF
TRANSPONDER TA/RA
TFC PUSH ON
CLOCK START
After Take-off Checklist
POSITIVE RATE OF CLIMB GEAR UP
AUTO-BRAKE OFF
ENGINE START SWITCHES OFF
GEAR LEVER OFF POSITION
RWY TURN-OFF LIGHTS OFF
CABIN LIGHTS AS REQUIRED
Climb-out Checklist
CMD A or B ENGAGE (when suitable)
Passing TA (Transition-Altitude)
ALTIMETER PUSH TO SET STD (29.92 / 1013)
BELOW 10'000FT MAX. 250 KIAS
ATC AS REQUIRED
Passing 10'000 ft
LANDING LIGHTS OFF
FASTEN SEAT BELTS OFF
C FUEL PUMPS AS REQUIRED
Cruise & Descent Preperation
ENGINE & INSTRUMENTS MONITOR
FUEL QUANTITY CHECK
LIGHTS AS REQUIRED
Before TOD
ATIS / AIRPORT INFORMATION CHECK
ALTIMETER CHECK
RADIOS SET
RESET MCP ALTITUDE CHECK
FMC APPR SPEED REF SET
LOCALIZER FREQ SET
ILS LOC COURSE SET
Descent
DE-ICE AS REQUIRED
LANDING ALT CHECK
RECALL (737-800 only) CHECK
RADIO ALT / BARO MIN SET, CHECK
AUTO BRAKE AS REQUIRED
Passing TA (Transition-Altitude)
ALTIMETER RESET TO LOCAL
Below 10'000 ft
SPEED 250 KIAS
LANDING LIGHTS ON
PASSENGER SIGNS ON
Check Weather (ATIS, Flight Services)
Approach Checklist
ALTIMETER CHECK
LOCALIZER FREQ CHECK
LOCALIZER COURSE CHECK
APP ARM
GLIDESLOPE ALIVE GEAR DOWN
FLAPS 15
SPEED BRAKE ARM
2ND AUTOPILOT ARM (when ILS established)
ENGINE START SWITCHES CONT
LANDING FLAPS SET
Landing Checklist
GO-AROUND ALTITUDE SET
RWY TURN-OFF LIGHTS ON
LANDING GEAR CHECK DOWN
AUTOPILOT AS REQUIRED
AUTO-THRUST AS REQUIRED
After Touch-Down
THRUST REVERSE ENGAGE
AUTOPILOT OFF
AUTOTHRUST OFF
AT 60 KTS REV THRUST TO IDLE
AT 30 KTS AUTO-BRAKE DISENGAGE
After Landing Checklist
TRANSPONDER OFF
FLAPS RETRACT
SPEED BRAKE DOWN
LANDING LIGHTS OFF
STROBE LIGHTS OFF
TAXI LIGHTS ON
CABIN LIGHTS AS REQUIRED
ANTI ICE AS REQUIRED
APU START / CHECK RUN
PROBE HEAT OFF
ENG START SWITCHES OFF
AUTO-BRAKE OFF
Taxi to Assigned Gate/Parking (Speed Max 20 knots)
RWY TURNOFF LIGHTS OFF
APU GEN ON / CHECK VOLTS
Turning Into The Gate
TAXI LIGHTS OFF
Parking / Shutdown Checklist
PARKING BRAKES SET
ENGINE FUEL CONTROL LEVERS OFF
GROUND CONTACT ESTABLISH
GROUND OPERATIONS AS REQUIRED (FMC)
PASSENGER SIGNS OFF
APU BLEED AIR ON
ANIT COLL LIGHT OFF
FUELPUMPS OFF
L AFT FUEL PUMP ON
ANTI-ICE OFF
ELEC HYD PUMPS OFF
ISOLATION VALVE OPEN
FLIGHT DIRECTOR OFF
ELECTRICAL POWER ESTABLISH
EXTERIOR LIGHTS AS REQUIRED
DOORS OPEN
Securing Aircraft
IRS MODE SELECTORS OFF
APU OFF
L AFT FUEL PUMP OFF
EMERGENCY EXIT LIGHTS OFF
WINDOW HEAT OFF
PACKS OFF
CABIN LIGHTS OFF
EXTERIOR LIGHTS OFF
STANDBY POWER OFF
BATTERY OFF
Sign Off
Full Name
Signature
Share this template:

This post is also available in: Deutsch

The Importance of the Pre-Flight Checklist for a Boeing 737-800


The pre-flight checklist is an essential part of any aviation operation, especially for the Boeing 737-800. This aircraft is a popular choice for commercial airlines due to its reliability and efficiency, but ensuring a safe and successful flight requires thorough preparation.


The pre-flight checklist for a Boeing 737-800 includes several critical items. The flight deck instruments must be verified, and the flight control surfaces checked for proper operation. The engine and APU are inspected to ensure they are in good condition, and fuel levels are confirmed.


Other items on the checklist include reviewing weather and flight plans, verifying emergency equipment, and confirming the cabin is secure. It’s important to follow this checklist carefully to ensure all necessary items are completed before takeoff.


Failing to complete the pre-flight checklist can result in serious consequences, including mechanical issues or even accidents. Therefore, pilots must prioritize this essential step in the pre-flight process to ensure a safe and successful flight.

Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
This site is registered on wpml.org as a development site. Switch to a production site key to remove this banner.