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Re Roger Piper's mnemonic/acronym - I use SWATCH when lined up and cleared for take-off. A little less graphic, I know, but -

SW - Stopwatch set running; makes calculating take-off time time easy as I invaribly forget to log it.

A - Altimeter set to QNH/QFE as applicable.

T - T's and P's checked, transponder ON.

CH - Compass heading matching DI setting and runway numbers.

I'm sure there are many other variations.......

PS - Mentioning QNH/QFE reminds me that my first Instructor, Ray Webb, was fond of using QNR. Give in? It stands for 'Quick Nip Round'....

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