Shannon School of Aeronautics

Aircraft Documents


JLS Aviation operates under the guidelines of several documents that describe our operational and maintenance procedures.

Operations SOP

1Jan 2020

The governing document for day to day operations and provides general guidelines for Flight School operations. It does not replace FAA regulations of operations consistent with the Aeronautical Information Manual. Annually

NOTE: There is a requirement to take a short quiz on the SOP, which can be downloaded here: SOP Quiz.

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The flight school uses aircraft checklists for each aircraft that are tailored for each one.

AircraftChecklistQuestionnaireWeight & Balance

N61701 Check-list

N80874 Check-list

C172 Questionnaire

C172M (N61701 & N80874)


N969JH Check-list

N733FN Check-list

C172N (N969JH & N733FN)

C152 N67495 Check-list C152 Questionnaire C152 (N67495)


  • The checklists above are the same check lists used in the aircraft. Any discrepancies or suggestions should be directed the Chief Instructor.
  • Each pilot must complete a questionnaire for each type of aircraft. Pilots should download the questionnaire and have it completed for the instructor prior to the check ride.
  • Weight and balance information is available for several aircraft. Data for all aircraft are downloadable above. *Pilots are cautioned to consult the Aircraft Flight Manual specific for each aircraft as the only official source for weight and balance information. The links above may serve to assist in flight planning.


JLS Aviation flight school also provides other documents that may be helpful.

Density Altitude Chart  
Aircraft Performance Chart  Blank work sheets for aircraft performance cards
Compass Deviations  Compass deviations for school aircraft