When was the last time we boarded an airplane and thought about what occurs in the cockpit? The activity that occurs before takeoff is meant to ensure that all the steps necessary are accomplished to ensure a safe flight not only for all personnel but also the equipment. It’s not that the pilots haven’t done it a zillion times before. It is because they have and they also know that one missed step could lead to serious implications. Prior to engine start, the crew has completed, without exception, a Pre-operational Checklist. To read more, please download this free white paper.