CERTIFICATES AND REGISTRATION
The Registration Certificate is on board and current.
The Airworthiness Certificate is on board and current.
The Radio Station License is on board and current (optional).
FAA Approved Aircraft Flight Manual (AFM) or Pilots Operating Handbook is current, complete, and in serviceable condition.
AFM contains current Flight Manual Supplements (AFMS) that apply to the installed Autopilot/Flight Director, Navigation equipment, and other installed equipment to which an AFMS applies. AFMS that do not apply to the aircraft are stowed or removed to prevent their use
All internal placards required by the Type Certificate or the AFM are secure and readable.
All operating manuals and/or placards required by the AFM and Flight Manual Supplements, TC, STC, or FAA Form 337s are readily available to the pilot in flight.
All switches, circuit breakers, controls, etc., are properly labeled
AFM contains current weight and balance data, and all obsolete weight and balance data is superseded; or, for aircraft not requiring an AFM, the current weight and balance and equipment list is in the aircraft.
AFM contains a current and complete equipment list.
The aircraft has a record showing the aircraft current weight. The record includes an equipment list, which describes the approved aircraft configuration at the time of weighing. The weighing record has the signature and certificate number of the person or agency doing the work and the date of completion.
FLIGHT SCHOOL OPERATIONS
Aircraft Record for reporting discrepancies and approval for return-to-service determinations [141.93(a)(3)(v)] onboard and contains no open discrepancies
If applicable: Minimum Equipment List is on board and current.
If applicable: Deferred Maintenance Log on board and contains no items deferred beyond the time allowed in the MEL.
All internal cabin placards required by the Type Certificate or the AFM are secure and readable.
If applicable: Approved cargo restraints are in place
The aircraft has the proper equipment and approval documentation required by 14 CFR 91 Subpart C.
All external placards, required by the Type Certificate or the AFM, are secure and readable.
All cowl fasteners, screws, etc., are secure.
Antennas are free from erosion.
If applicable: ADF/HF Long-Wire antenna is under spring tension.
All static wicks are installed; none are broken except as deferred under an MEL. No broken bonding straps
The aircraft Make, Model and Serial Number data are on the outside of the fuselage. Sec. 45.11(e)
All instruments, systems, and equipment are operating properly or deferred under an MEL on 91.213(d); the aircraft is airworthy and legal to fly.
The maintenance records show that all airworthiness inspections are current including, Annual/100 hr or scheduled inspection, Altimeter, Encoder, Static System, ATC Transponder, etc.
All required maintenance, including maintenance of life-limited items, is current.
The maintenance records include an Airworthiness Directive (AD) Listing showing that all ADs are complied with including Recurring ADs. The listing must comply with Sec. 91.417(a)(2)(v)