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What should go in item 19 of a flight plan?

note that item numbers on the form are not consecutive (they correspond to item type in standard ATS messages). items preceding item 7 are to be completed by ATC and COM services. items 7 to 18 should be completed as indicated hereunder. item 19 completion is to facilitate alerting of SAR (Search and Rescue) services.

What does equipment suffix mean?

Right away you probably notice that a big chunk of the word equipment is made up of another word, the common verb equip — meaning “to provide someone with the tools they need for a specific task.” Add equip to -ment (the suffix of choice when you want to turn a verb into a noun) and voilà!

What does VHF RTF stand for?

Very High Frequency
V. VHF RTF. Very High Frequency (VHF) RadioTelephone (RTF) Radio equipment onboard the aircraft.

What are the contents of a flight plan?

A flight plan contains such of the following information as is relevant to the flight:

  • Aircraft identification.
  • Flight rules and type of flight.
  • Number and type(s) of aircraft and wake turbulence category.
  • Equipment.
  • Departure aerodrome.
  • Estimated off-block time.
  • Cruising speed.
  • Cruising level.

What are flight passes?

Flight passes are bundles of prepaid flights that are valid within a specific region and for a limited amount of time. Put differently, flight passes are akin to buying flights in bulk. Many airlines around the world offer passes in various forms, each with its own unique benefits and drawbacks.

What information can be found on a flight plan?

What information is needed in Item 15?

What information should be entered in item 15, “Level,” for a VFR day flight? Answer: Initial cruising altitude. Explanation: If more than one cruising altitude is intended for a VFR day flight, enter the planned cruising level for the first (initial) portion of the route to be flown.

What is an aircraft equipment list?

“An equipment list is furnished with the aircraft which specifies all the required equipment, and all equipment approved for installation in the aircraft.

What equipment suffix is a 737?

Beechcraft King Air 350, with GPS. Boeing 737-800 using GNSS (GPS). Boeing 757-300 using an FMS with limited RNAV capability. Heavy Boeing 767 with GNSS (GPS).

What is slant Alpha?

If you are using GPS say “slant golf”. If you only have a transponder, mode C and VOR nav then you are slant alpha.

What is a code 3 aircraft?


Code number Aeroplane reference field length Typical aeroplane
2 800 m but < 1200 m ATR ATR-42-300/320/BOMBARDIER Dash 8 Q300
3 1200 m but < 1800 m SAAB 340/BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-200
4 1800 m and above BOEING 737-700/AIRBUS A-320

Where do you find the equipment code on a flight plan?

These alphabetic codes are used on FAA and ICAO flight plan forms to aid air traffic services personnel in their handling of aircraft. On the FAA domestic flight plan form (FAA Form 7233-1) the equipment code is a single character placed in block 3 (Aircraft Type / Special Equipment) as a suffix to the aircraft type code.

Do you have to use ICAO equipment code?

The ICAO format has already been in use for all domestic flight plans in Canada, Mexico and many other countries for a number of years. Regardless of the form used, Air traffic controllers (ATC) issue clearances based on filed equipment codes, therefore it is important for pilots to use the appropriate coding.

What are the equipment codes for a VFR aircraft?

To see the differences in the coding systems, consider a VFR aircraft with a VHF communication radio, VOR receiver with glideslope for ILS approaches, ADF, a GPS and a pressure altitude reporting transponder. It would be coded as SG/C on an ICAO form and as /G on the FAA domestic form.

What should be inserted in flight plan item 10?

The equipment to be inserted into flight plan item 10 is: SD/C. This aircraft has neither GNSS receiver (GPS), nor NDB receiver (ADF). Remember not to insert O, L & V with the use of letter S.