Traffic information and avoiding action
Information regarding traffic on a conflicting path should be given in the following form:
- relative bearing of the conflicting traffic in terms of the 12 hour clock;
- distance from the conflicting traffic;
- direction of the flight of the conflicting traffic; and
- any other pertinent information, such as unknown, slow moving, fast moving, opposite (or same) direction, crossing left to right (or right to left), aircraft type and level, climbing or descending.
FASTFLY 123 UNKNOWN TRAFFIC 2 O’CLOCK 4 MILES SAME DIRECTION SLOW MOVING
LOOKING OUT FASTFLY 123 (…)
FASTFLY 123 TRAFFIC IN SIGHT
Depending on the circumstances, vectors may be offered by the controller or requested by the pilot. The controller should inform the pilot when the conflict no longer exists.
FASTFLY 123 TRAFFIC 3 O’CLOCK 9 MILES CROSSING RIGHT TO LEFT FAST MOVING
FASTFLY 123 NEGATIVE CONTACT REQUEST VECTORS
FASTFLY 123 TURN LEFT HEADING 050
LEFT HEADING 050 FASTFLY 123
FASTFLY 123 CLEAR OF TRAFFIC, RESUME OWN NAVIGATION DIRECT TENTOWN
DIRECT TENTOWN VOR FASTFLY123