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Bombardier Learjet 45 for FSX Checklists
Ceiling: 51000  Max Range: 1993  Max KIAS: 330  Max Mach: .82  Approach Speed: 240  Default Climb Rate: 1800  Default Descent Rate: 2200  

Items displayed in red indicate that the process may be a pseudo process, or dummy panel switch, that in some aircraft, do not actually control the flight simulator functions.
Items displayed in parenthesis () are optional.   Ask Michelle "What are the window names?" to discover how to navigate the cockpit and display additional windows.

Pre-Flight Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Parking brakes set? (set) (turn) (the) parking brakes on
Battery master switch on? (set) (turn) (the) battery master switch on   (NOTE: P3D V2 perform manually)
Are the panel lights set as required? set panel lights as required then say confirmed
Are the cabin lights set as required? (set) (turn) (the) cabin lights on, or off or say confirmed if set
Start the A. P. U. start the a p u (FSX: fire up the APU)
Michelle waits for Exhaust Gas Temperature to rise, then continues... Nothing
Avionics on? (set) (turn) (the) avionics on
Please check the status of the annunciators and radio stack. Nothing
Gear down and locked? landing gear down or say confirmed if set
Transponder on standby? set transponder to standby, or say confirmed
Com 2 set to the emergency frequency of one twenty one five. set com 2 to 121.5
Flaps up and trimmed. flaps up
Spoilers fully retracted? retract (the) spoilers
Cut fuel flow. shut down engine(s)
Check engine instruments. affirmative, or (the) engine instruments (have) (been) checked
Anti-ice as required. affirmative, anti ice on, or anti ice off
Aircraft lighting? affirmative, or (the) aircraft lighting (has been) checked
Check weather. we have the weather
Altimeter setting? altimeter [value] (e.g., altimeter 29.92, or altimeter 1013)
Request I F R clearance. request IFR clearance. acknowledge IFR clearance. we have ifr clearance.
Transponder set? affirmative, or squawk [value] (e.g., squawk 1234)
Set altitude make the altitude [value] (e.g., make the altitude one two thousand)
Navigation lights on? (set) (turn) (the) navigation lights on
No smoking signs should be on. no smoking on
Cabin music on Nothing
Attention cabin. You can begin passenger boarding at this time. Nothing
Captain. Do we need to conduct fuel loading operations? affirmative, yes please, negative, or, no thanks

Before Startup Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Captain, the fasten seat belts signs should be on. seat belts on
Verify fuel quantity. confirmed, or, say ’verify fuel quantity’, then say confirmed.
Elevator trim set for take off? adjust elevator to takeoff trim, and say confirmed
Throttles idle? pull throttles back to idle
Confirm that all entry and cargo doors are secure. confirm all doors closed and secure
Captain, are the engine areas clear? affirmative, or (the) engine areas (are) clear
Captain, do you wish to start the ACARS logging system at this time? affirmative, yes please, negative, or, no thanks
Beacon and Strobe lights on? (set) (turn) (the) beacon (and) strobes lights on
Do we require a push back? affirmative, yes please, negative, or, no thanks
Captain, when we are ready to fire up the engines, say, resume checklists. Nothing

Startup Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Start Number 2 start number two (FSX: fire up number two)
Waiting for fuel flow on Number 2 Nothing
Confirming that N one is increasing as N two is increasing on Number 2 Nothing
Confirming oil pressure Number 2 Nothing
Engine Number 2 generator on? (set) (turn) (the) (engine) number two generator on
Start Number 1 start number one (FSX: fire up number one)
Waiting for fuel flow on Number 1 Nothing
Confirming that N one is increasing as N two is increasing on Number 1 Nothing
Confirming oil pressure Number 1 Nothing
Engine Number 1 generator on? (set) (turn) (the) (engine) number one generator on
Cabin crew performs safety announcement Nothing
Anti-ice as required. affirmative, anti ice on, or anti ice off
Shut down the APU shut down (the) a p u

Before Taxi Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Flight controls? affirmative, or (the) flight controls (have been) checked
Avionics set for departure? affirmative, or (the) avionics are set for departure
Auto pilot off? (set) (set the) (turn) (turn the) auto pilot off
The indicated air speed switch should be off. (set) (turn) (the) i a s off
Air speed set? airspeed [value] (e.g., airspeed two five zero)
Flight director on? (set) (turn) (the) flight director on
Yaw damper? (set) (the) (turn) yaw damper on
Elevator trim set for take off? adjust elevator to takeoff trim, and say confirmed
Request taxi clearance. request taxi clearance. acknowledge taxi clearance. we have taxi clearance.
NOTE: If there’s no tower say, announce taxi intentions.
Heading indicator set to take off heading? make the heading [value] (e.g.,make the heading zero six zero)
NOTE: As of Version 5: Set (the) heading to (that of) runway [value]
Taxi lights on? (set) (turn) (the) taxi lights on

Taxi Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Captain. We are clear on the right. Are we clear on the left? all clear on the left
Release brakes. (set) (turn) (the) parking brakes off
We are ready to taxi. Nothing

Before Takeoff Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Flight attendant. Prepare for take off.  
Captain. Ensure that the flaps are set for take off. set flaps to the takeoff position (e.g.,say, flaps ten)
Spoilers fully retracted? retract (the) spoilers
Flight instruments. affirmative, or (the) flight instruments (have been) checked
Check engine instruments. affirmative, or (the) engine instruments (have) (been) checked
Captain, confirm that we have the correct V one, V R, V two take off data. affirmative, or we have the data
Navigation equipment? affirmative, or (the) navigation equipment (has been) checked
Request take off clearance. request takeoff clearance. acknowledge takeoff clearance. we have takeoff clearance.
NOTE: If there’s no tower say, announce takeoff intentions.
Pitot heater set as required? affirmative , or (set) (turn) (the) pitot heater on, or off
Landing lights on? (set) (turn) (the) landing lights on
Taxi lights off (set) (turn) (the) taxi lights off
Strobe lights on? (set) (turn) (the) strobe lights on
Transponder on auto? say transponder on, or say transponder on auto, or say confirmed
Confirm captains clock is running. run captain’s clock, then say confirmed

Takeoff and Climbout Checklists
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Release brakes. Position the aircraft on the center line and apply take off thrust.  
Eighty knots. Nothing
Michelle calls out V1 when airspeed > 110. Nothing
Michelle calls out Rotate when airspeed > 115.     NOTE: Michelle performs lift off for Blind users. Nothing
Michelle calls out V2 when airspeed > 120. Nothing
Michelle automatically retracts the gear when positive rate-of-climb established. (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically enables indicated airspeed (IAS) when airspeed > 175 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically turns on the auto-throttle when airspeed > 180 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically turns on the auto-pilot when airspeed > 185 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically arms the altitude hold when airspeed > 185 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically arms the heading hold when airspeed > 185 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically pulls the flaps up and trim when airspeed > 0 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle calls for the landing lights to be off above 10,000 feet. Nothing
Passing through FL180, Michelle resets the altimeter to Standard. Nothing

Cruising Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Flight instruments. affirmative, or (the) flight instruments (have been) checked
Check engine instruments. affirmative, or (the) engine instruments (have) (been) checked
Verify fuel quantity. confirmed, or, say ’verify fuel quantity’, then say confirmed.
Radios set? confirm radios set then say , confirmed

Descent Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Anti-ice as required. affirmative, anti ice on, or anti ice off
Radios set? confirm radios set then say , confirmed
Michelle instructs the crew to prepare the arrival data. e.g. approach plates, airport charts, etc.. Nothing
Michelle calls for the landing lights as we drop below 10,000 feet. (set) (turn) (the) landing lights on
Verify course setting. affirmative, or make (the) course [value] (e.g., make the course zero three zero)
Navigation G P S on navigation? (set) (the) nav gps on nav
Verify fuel quantity. confirmed, or, say ’verify fuel quantity’, then say confirmed.
Captain, the fasten seat belts signs should be on. seat belts on
No smoking signs should be on. no smoking on
Captain, call for the approach checklist as we near final approach. Nothing

Approach and Landing Checklists
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Michelle calls for the auto-spoliers ON. (set) (turn) (the) autospoilers on
Radios set? confirm radios set then say , confirmed
Navigation G P S on navigation? (set) (the) nav gps on nav
Michelle automatically sets the airspeed to 200 when airspeed < 350 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically sets the flaps to 8 degrees when airspeed < 225 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically sets the airspeed to 180 when airspeed < 220 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically sets the flaps to 20 degrees when airspeed < 205 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically sets the airspeed to 145 when airspeed < 230 (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically sets the flaps to 40 degrees when airspeed < 230 (if assisting). Nothing
Captain, please ensure that the parking brakes are off, and the auto-spoilers are armed. Nothing
Michelle automatically turns off Altitude Hold if Backcourse Approach (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically lowers the landing gear below 2,100 feet AGL (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically turns off the Auto-Pilot below 1000 feet AGL (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically turns off the Auto-Throttle below 1000 feet AGL (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle automatically activates reverse thrust after touchdown (if assisting). Nothing
Michelle releases reverse thrust when groundspeed < 60 knots (if assisting). Nothing
Cabin music on Nothing

Taxi to Ramp/Gate Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Taxi lights on? (set) (turn) (the) taxi lights on
Landing lights off? (set) (turn) (the) landing lights off
Michelle automatically pulls the flaps up and trim when airspeed > 0 (if assisting). Nothing
Auto spoilers fully retracted? retract (the) spoilers
Start the A. P. U. start the a p u (FSX: fire up the APU)
Transponder set? affirmative, or squawk one two zero zero
Transponder on standby? set transponder to standby, or say confirmed
Pitot heater off? (set) (turn) (the) pitot heater off
Elevator trim set for take off? adjust elevator to takeoff trim, and say confirmed
Captain, once we reach the gate, you can say resume checklists, and I will run down the parking checklist. Nothing

Parking Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Taxi lights off? (set) (turn) (the) taxi lights off
Mark down and reset stopwatch readings, then say Checked or Confirmed. affirmative / confirmed
Parking brakes set? (set) (turn) (the) parking brakes on
Cut fuel flow. shut down engine(s)
The fasten seat belts signs should be off. seat belts off
Beacon and Strobe lights off? (set) (turn) (the) beacon (and) strobes lights off
Anti ice off? affirmative, or anti ice off
Yaw damper off? ensure yaw damper is off
Flight director off? (set) (turn) (the) flight director off
Captain, after all of the passengers have disembarked, if you want to set the aircraft to cold and dark, say, resume checklists, and I will run down the shut down checklist. Nothing

Shutdown Checklist
Michelle asks or instructs . . . You say or do . . .     (only if necessary)
Cabin music off Nothing
Shut down the APU shut down (the) a p u
Avionics off? (set) (turn) (the) avionics off
Navigation lights off? (set) (turn) (the) navigation lights off
Panel lights off. (set) (turn) (the) panel lights off
Cabin lights off.  
Battery master switch off? (set) (turn) (the) battery master switch off   (NOTE: P3D V2 perform manually)