C182 Checkout

This high-wing, spacious plane comfortably seats four, and with its high performance and long fuel range, it is perfect for mountain airports and weekend trips.

Key Aspects

  • Operating an aircraft with a very heavy nose and elevator
  • Engine cooling 
  • Constant speed propeller operations
  • High performance aircraft operations and endorsement
  • Takeoff and landing sight picture with a large engine cowling and high panel

Checkout Process

  • Get a Pilot Operating Handbook
  • Review ground training
  • Review Preflight
  • Review Four Fundamentals
    • Takeoff
    • Landing
    • Aerial Maneuvers
    • Emergencies

All checkouts are based on pilot competency. It begins with instructor training and continues until pilot reaches safe competency in the aircraft. Checkout times and duration vary from pilot to pilot.