Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside the cockpit of that jet airliner right before take-off?
What exactly are those pilots doing?
I did a bit of research and one of the things I learned about pilots was just how much they ALL rely on checklists.
Before the flight, during the flight, after the flight – there’s literally checklists for everything. Here’s a high-level look at the different types of checklists pilots use:
- PUSHBACK and ENGINE START
- AFTER ENGINE START
- BEFORE TAKEOFF
- AFTER TAKEOFF
- BEFORE LANDING
- AFTER LANDING
Most of these are only 5-10 items each and don’t require more than a few seconds to actually perform.
But the value of having a checklist is it ensures consistency, predictability, and safety – you don’t want to overlook something of critical importance as you come in to land.
Checklists are key reason why air travel is so safe today.
But checklists aren’t just for airplanes.
For example, here at Matson & Cuprill we’ve created a step-by-step checklist to make sure every aspect of what matters you in crafting a financial plan is identified and addressed. It’s just one part of our commitment to providing the very best service possible.
Call us today at 513-563-PLAN (7526) or book online to schedule your free portfolio review and let’s work together to make your dreams soar.
Dan Cuprill, CFP®