I. Preflight Preparation
B. Airworthiness Requirements
References 14 CFR §39, §43, §91, FAA-H-8083-2, FAA-H-8083-25B
Objective To determin that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with airworthiness requirements, including airplane certificates.
The applicant demonstrates understanding of
K1 General airworthiness requirements and compliance for airplanes including  
K1a a. Certificate location and expiration dates §91.203
K1b b. Required inspections and airplane logbook documentation FAA-H8083 (2-2 & 3)
K1c c. Airworthiness Directives and Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins C172M SAIBs

K1d d Purpose and procedure of obtaining a special flight permit 8083-25(9-12)
K2 Pilot performed preventive maintenance

AC 43-12A

Appendix A of §43(c)
8083-25B (9-10 & 11)

K3 Equipment requirements for day and night VFR Flight to include: §91.205(b) VFR Day
§91.25 (c) Night
K3a a. Flying with inoperative equipment

§ 91.213 Inoperative instruments and equipment

Check Inoperative Equipment Flowcharts

K3b b. Using an approved Minimum Equipment List (MEL) §91.213(b)
K3c c. Kinds of Operation Equipment List (KOEL)

§110.2 "kind of operation" (definition)

From Manufacturer


K3d d. Required discrepancy records of placards § 91.417 Maintencance Records
The applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing:
R1 Inoperative equipment discovered prior to flight

Inoperative equipment discovered prior to flight§91.213

§91.213 flowchart 1

The applicant demonstrates the ability to:
  Locate and describe airplane airworthiness and registration information


  Determine the airplane is airworthy in a scenario given by the evaluator FAA-H-8083-2(Appendix B) Are sample scenarios. Know the flowchart, be conservative.
  Apply appropriate procedures for operating with inoperative equipment in a scenario given by the evaluator.  

Dyberg Aviation Airplanes special Items
C172M Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins
CE-01-41R2 Flight Controls
CE-09-01 Equipment - Emergency
CE-09-10 Availability of Secondary Seat Stops for Pilot and Copilot Seats
CE-09-42 Lights - Landing Light, Beacon Light and Taxi Light Switch Applications
CE-10-40R1 Aircraft Fuel System; water contamination of fuel tank systems on Cessna single engine airplanes
CE-12-14 Three Alternative Methods of Compliance for AD 2011-10-09