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Boeing 737 Checklist Template

The Boeing 737 Checklist Template is a comprehensive guide designed to help pilots complete their pre-flight and flight operations efficiently and safely. It includes detailed instructions for each step of the process and provides checklists for communications, navigation, and systems operations. The template is easy to use and can be adapted to any aircraft type.

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ELECTRICAL POWER UP Procedure
The battery switch guard closed
Standby power guard closed
Alternate flaps guard closed
Wiper selection park
Elec hyd pumps off
Landing gear lever down
If External Power is needed:
GND PWR avail GND PWR switch on
If APU Power is needed: Verify ENG1, APU, ENG2 fire switch IN
Overheat DET switch normal
Test switch hold to FAULT/INOP
OVHT/DET & APU DET INOP LIGHT verify illuminated
Test switch hold to OVHT/FIRE
Master fire warn push
Extinguisher test check
Test switch pos to 1 HOLD then RELEASE (repeat for 2)
APU START
APU GENERATOR BUS ON
Wheel well fire test
Fire bell cutout push
PRELIMINARY PREFLIGHT Procedure (Capt or FO)
IRS Mode Selectors OFF, then NAV
Voice REC Switch ON
PSEU LIGHT extinguished
GPS Light verify extinguished
Service Interphone OFF
CDU PREFLIGHT Procedure
The initial data and Nav data entries must be completed before the Preflight Procedures. Performance Data entries must be complete before the Before Start Checklist
PREFLIGHT Procedure - FO
FLIGHT CTRL PANEL CHECK
NAVIGATION PANEL SET
DISPLAYS PANEL SET
FUEL PANEL SET
ELECTRICAL PANEL SET
OVERHEAT AND FIRE PROTECTION PANEL CHECK
APU SWITCH START
EMERG EXIT LIGHT GUARD CLOSED
PASSENGER SIGNS SET
WIPER SELECTORS PARK
WINDOW HEAT ALL ON
PROBE HEAT OFF
WING ANTI–ICE OFF
ENGINE ANTI–ICE OFF
HYDRAULIC PANEL Set
AIRCON PANEL Set
PACKS=AUTO/HIGH, ISO VALVE=OPEN, ENG BLD=ON, APU BLD=ON
CABIN PRESS PANEL SET
LIGHTING PANEL SET
POSITION=ON, LOGO=ASREQ, ANTICOL=OFF, OTHERS=OFF
IGNITION SELECT SW IGN L or R (ALTERNATE EACH FLIGHT)
ENGINE START SWITCH OFF
TUNE ATIS AND NOTE DETAILS CALL FOR DEPARTURE CLEARANCE
MODE CONTROL PANEL SET
EFIS CONTROL PANEL SET (SET MINS DEP AERO, SET QNH)
OXYGEN TEST AND SET
CLOCK SET
DISPLAY SELECT PANEL SET
DISENGAGE LIGHT TEST HOLD TO 1 (repeat 2)
FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS CHECK (NO FLAGS, FMA BLANK, FD)
GROUND PROXIMITY CHECK
LANDING GEAR PANEL SET (DWN, 3 GRN, NO RED)
AUTO BRAKE RTO
ANTISKID INOP VERIFY EXTINGUISHED
ENG DISPLAY CONTROL SET (AUTO, AUTO, RATE)
ENGINE INSTRUMENTS CHECK
CARGO FIRE PANEL CHECK (DET SW=NORM, PUSH TEST, PUSH MASTER FIRE, VFY ILLUM FWD AFT DET EXTINGUISHED)
RADIO TUNING PANEL SET
TRANSPONDER PANEL SET
STAB TRIM OVERRIDE GUARD CLOSED
SEAT/RUDDER PEDALS ADJUST
PREFLIGHT Procedure - CAPTAIN
LIGHTS TEST
MODE CONTROL PANEL SET
EFIS CONTROL PANEL SET (SET MINS DEP AERO, SET QNH)
OXYGEN TEST AND SET
CLOCK SET
NOSE WHEEL STEERING GUARD CLOSED
DISPLAY SELECT PANEL SET
DISENGAGE LIGHT TEST HOLD TO 1 (repeat 2)
STAB OUT OF TRIM LIGHT EXTINGUISHED
FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS CHECK (NO FLAGS, FMA BLANK, FD)
STBY INSTRUMENTS CHECK
STANDBY RMI SET
SPEED BRAKE LEVER DOWN DETENT
REVERSE THR LEVERS DOWN
FORWARD THR LEVERS CLOSED
FLAP LEVER SET (LEVER AGREES WITH POSITION)
PARKING BRAKE SET
ENGINE START LEVERS CUTOFF
STABILIZER TRIM NORMAL
RADIO TUNING PANEL SET
SEAT/RUDDER PEDALS ADJUST
SEAT BELT ADJUST
Call “PREFLIGHT CHECKLIST”
BEFORE START Procedure
FLIGHT DECK DOOR CLOSED & LOCKED
Do the Performance Data steps in the CDU Preflight before completing this procedure
CDU DISPLAY PF – TAKEOFF PAGE PM – LEGS PAGE
N1 & IAS BUGS CHECK & SET
MCP SET V2 ARM LNAV/VNAV SET RWY HDG SET INIT ALTITUDE
TAXI & TAKEOFF BRIEF COMPLETE
EXTERIOR DOORS VERIFY CLOSED
FUEL PUMPS ON
CENTER FUEL PUMPS ON if < 460kg
HYDRAULIC PANEL ALL ON
ANTI COLLISION LIGHTS ON
TRIM SET __ UNITS “0”&“0”
PUSH & START OBTAIN CLEARANCE
Call “BEFORE START CHECKLIST”
ENGINE START Procedure
ENGINE DISPLAY SELECT
PACKS OFF
START SEQUENCE ANNOUNCE
CALL “START __ ENGINE”
ENG START SWITCH GND
N2 RPM VERIFY INCREASING
ENGINE START LEVER IDLE AT 25% N2
MONITOR FUEL FLOW & EGT
CALL “STARTER CUTOUT”
BEFORE TAXI Procedure
GENERATOR 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 SWITCH OFF
ENG START SWITCHES CONTINUOS
ENG START LEVERS IDLE DETENT
VERIFY GROUND EQUIPMENT IS CLEAR
FLAPS SET FOR T/O
FLIGHT CONTROLS CHECK
BLANK LOWER DISPLAY
LIGHTS TAXI/TURNOFF/WING – ON (LOGO at night)
TRANSPONDER AS REQUIRED
RECALL CHECK
UPDATE CHANGES TO TAXI BRIEF AS REQUIRED
Call “BEFORE TAXI CHECKLIST”
BEFORE TAKEOFF Procedure
CENTER FUEL TANK < 2300kg
CABIN CREW SIGNAL
WTHR RADAR DISP AS REQUIRED
TERRAIN DISPLAY AS REQUIRED
Call “BEFORE TAKEOFF CHECKLIST”
TAKEOFF Procedure
STROBE LIGHTS ON
TRANSPONDER TA/RA
RUNWAY HDG VERIFY WITH A/C HDG
LANDING LIGHTS ALL ON (when cleared)
CLOCK/TIMER START
TAKEOFF TIME & FUEL NOTE
ADVANCE THRUST LEVERS TO APPROX 40% N1 ALLOW ENGINES TO STABILIZE PRESS THE TO/GA SWITCH VERIFY T/O THRUST & MONITOR
AT 80 KTS CALL “CHECK”
AT V1 CALL “V1”
AT VR CALL “ROTATE”
ROTATE GENTLY TO 15⁰ NOSE UP
AT POSITIVE RATE CALL “GEAR UP”
CLIMB OUT V2+15-25 (is optimal)
ABOVE 400FT RADIO VERIFY ROLL MODE
AT ACCEL HEIGHT VERIFY CLIMB THRUST RETRACT FLAPS WHEN WITHIN 20 KTS OF FLAP SPEED MARKER. WHEN FLAPS ARE UP:
AFTER FLAPS UP CALL VERTICAL MODE
ENG BLD & PACKS ON
ENG START SWITCHES AS REQUIRED
AUTOBRAKE OFF
LANDING GEAR OFF
RETRACT/TAXI LIGHTS OFF
Call “AFTER TAKEOFF CHECKLIST”
CLIMB & CRUISE Procedure
ABOVE 10,000FT (MSL or AGL):
CENTER FUEL TANKS OFF < 460kg
LIGHTS LANDING, TURNOFF, WING (LOGO) – OFF
PASSENGER SIGNS AS REQUIRED
AT TRANSITION ALT SET STD AND X-CHECK
AT LEAST 10MINS PRIOR TO TOD:
FMS/CDU LOAD STAR,RWY,MAP
DESCENT Procedure
CENTER FUEL TANKS OFF < 1400kg
PRESSURIZATION CHECK LANDING ALT
SYSTEM ANNUNC RECALL & REVIEW
VREF SELECT IN CDU
MINIMA SET BARO/RAD MINS
NAVAIDS TUNE & SET APP CRS
AUTOBRAKE SELECT
APPROACH BRIEFING CONDUCT
Call “DESCENT CHECKLIST”
LANDING Procedure - ILS
CABIN CREW NOTIFY
FLAPS LOWER ON SCHEDULE
ON LOC INTERCEPT VERIFY ILS TUNED VERIFY LOC & G/S MARKERS SHOWN
APPROACH MODE ARM
SECOND AUTOPILOT ENGAGE IF REQUIRED
If necessary use HDG SEL to intercept the final app course & verify LOC is captured
AT GLIDESLOPE ALIVE “GEAR DOWN” “FLAPS 15”
ENGINE START SWITCH CONT.
LIGHTS RETRACT & TAXI - ON
SPEEDBRAKE ARM VERIFY LIGHT ILLUMINATED
AT GLIDESLOPE CAPTURE SET FLAPS FOR LANDING
MISSED APPROACH SET ALT IN MCP
Call “LANDING CHECKLIST” AT FAF OR OM, VERIFY CROSSING ALTITUDE VERIFY AUTOLAND STATUS AT 500FT RADIO ALT
LANDING ROLL Procedure
AUTOPILOT DISENGAGE
THRUST LEVERS CLOSED
SPEEDBRAKE LEVER VERIFY UP
REVERSE THRUST APPLY
AUTOBRAKE VERIFY OPERATION
AT 60 KNOTS LOWER REVERSERS
MANUAL BRAKING AS NEEDED
AUTOBRAKES DISARM
AFTER LANDING Procedure
Start when clear of the active runway:
SPEEDBRAKE CONFIRM DOWN
APU START
PROBE HEAT OFF
LIGHTS LNDG, STROBES – OFF TAXI - ON
ENG START SWITCHES OFF
WEATHER RADAR OFF
AUTOBRAKE OFF
FLAP LEVER UP
TRANSPONDER AS REQUIRED
TURNING INTO GATE TAXI,RWY,WING - OFF
SHUTDOWN Procedure
PARKING BRAKE SET
ELECTRICAL POWER APU GENS ON
ENGINE START LEVERS CUTOFF
SEAT BELTS SIGN OFF
ANTI COLLISION LIGHT OFF
FUEL PUMP SWITCHES OFF
CAB/UTIL AS REQUIRED
IFE/PASS SEAT AS REQUIRED
WING ANTI-ICE OFF
ENGINE ANTI-ICE OFF
ENG HYD PUMPS ON
ELEC HYD PUMPS OFF
RECIRC FANS AS REQUIRED
PACKS AUTO
ENGINE BLEEDS ON
APU BLEED ON
EXTERIOR LIGHTS AS REQUIRED
FLIGHT DIRECTORS OFF
TRANSPONDER STBY
Call “SHUTDOWN CHECKLIST”
SECURE Procedure
IRS MODE SELECTORS OFF
EMERGENCY LIGHTS OFF
WINDOW HEAT OFF
PACKS OFF
Call “SECURE CHECKLIST”
GO-AROUND MISSED APPROACH Procedure
AT THE SAME TIME PRESS TO/GA CALL “FLAPS 15”
THRUST VERIFY INCREASE & G/A ROTATION
POSITIVE CLIMB GEAR UP
Limit bank to 15⁰ IF airspeed below top of amber band
ABOVE 400FT VERIFY LNAV/HDG SEL
Verify missed app route is tracked at ACCEL height call for flap retract SCHED
FLAPS RETRACT ON SCHED
LVL CHG or VNAV SELECT AS NEEDED
VERIFY CLIMB THRUST VERIFY MISSED APPROACH ALT IS CAPTURED
LNDG GEAR LEVER OFF
ENG START SWITCHES AS NEEDED
Call "AFTER TAKEOFF CHECKLIST"
AUTOLAND LIMITS
MAX GS ANGLE 3.25 degrees
MIN GS ANGLE 2.5 degrees
Automatic landings can be made using flaps 20 or 30, with both engines operative or one engine inoperative. The AFDS autoland status annunciation must display LAND 2 or LAND 3.
MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE WIND SPEEDS
HEADWIND 25 KNOTS
TAILWIND 10-15 KNOTS
CROSSWIND 25 KNOTS
OPERATIONAL LIMITATIONS
RUNWAY SLOPE +/- 2%
MAX T/O & LAND TAILWIND COMP 10-15 KNOTS
MAXIMUM SPEEDS PLACARDED
MAX OPERATING ALT 41,000 FT
MAX T/O & LAND ALT 8,400 FT
WEIGHT LIMITATIONS
MAXIMUM TAXI WEIGHT
737-600 57,832 kg (127.5K lbs)
737-700 60,554 kg (133.5K lbs)
737-800 70,760 kg (156K lbs)
737-900 79,242 kg (174.2K lbs)
MAXIMUM TAKEOFF WEIGHT
737-600 57,606 kg (127K lbs)
737-700 60,327 kg (133K lbs)
737-800 70,533 kg (155.5K lbs)
737-900 79,015 kg (174.2K lbs)
MAXIMUM LANDING WEIGHT
737-600 54,657 kg (120.5K lbs)
737-700 58,059 kg (128K lbs)
737-800 65,317 kg (144K lbs)
737-900 66,360 kg (146.3K lbs)
MAXIMUM ZERO FUEL WEIGHT
737-600 51,709 kg (114K lbs)
737-700 54,657 kg (120.5K lbs)
737-800 61,688 kg (136K lbs)
737-900 62,731 kg (138.3K lbs)
FMC CHEAT SHEET
Add a fix at X nm before or after an existing waypoint on the route
Add waypoint that is off route
Navigate to an intersection of 2 waypoints
Add a distance ring round a waypoint (FIX page)
Speed and altitude constraint (up to 18000 then abv FL190)
To intercept a specific inbound course to afix, (“Intercept the course 080 TO BOS,” for example.) the crewmember simply needs to enter the desired course TO the fix at the 6RLSK
OFFSET command found in the INIT/REF INDEX of the FMC/CDU
Sign Off
Name and Signature
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The Boeing 737 Checklist Template is a comprehensive and easy-to-use document that helps pilots of popular aircraft make sure they’re following all the necessary steps for safe flight. This template includes a comprehensive pre-flight, in-flight, and post-flight checklist that covers all the essential steps for successful takeoff, navigation, and landing. It includes detailed instructions, diagrams, and helpful tips that make it easy to understand and use. With this template, pilots can be sure they’re doing everything they need to do, every time they fly.
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.
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