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Weather broadcast

Home » Reading You Five VFR Further to the pre-flight meteorological information, pilots may received in-flight  meteorological information from the following sources: ATIS (Automatic Terminal Information Service) VOLMET (Voice weather broadcast) SIGMET (Significant Meteorological Information) AIRMET (Airmen's Meteorological Information) ATIS ATIS is a continuous broadcast of recorded aeronautical information which contains essential information, that is weather information, [...]
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Aircraft communications failure

Home » Reading You Five VFR General rules that are applicable in the event of communications failure are contained in Annex 10, Volume II. When an aircraft station fails to establish contact with the aeronautical station on the designated frequency, it shall attempt to establish contact on another frequency appropriate to the route. If this [...]
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Emergency descent

Home » Reading You Five VFR When an aircraft announces that it is making an emergency descent, the controller will take all possible action to safeguard other aircraft. The general broadcast to warn aircraft of an emergency descent should be followed, as necessary, by specific instructions. FASTFLY 123 POSITION NORTH CROSS NDB EMERGENCY DESCENT TO FL 100 [...]
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Urgency messages

Home » Reading You Five VFR An urgency message should contain as many of the elements detailed in the "Aircraft in distress" topic as are required by the circumstances. The call should be made on the frequency in use at the time, and the station addressed will normally be that station communicating with the aircraft, or the station in [...]
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Distress messages

Home » Reading You Five VFR Aircraft in distress A distress message should contain as many as possible of the following elements, and, if possible, in the order shown: name of the station addressed; identification of the aircraft; nature of the distress condition; intention of the person in command; position, level and heading of the [...]
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Holding en route

Home » Reading You Five VFR When an aircraft is required to hold en route, the controller will issue holding instructions and a time at which onward clearance can be expected. Where it is not self-evident, the reason for the delay should also be given. FASTFLY 123 HOLD AT TENTOWN VOR FL 200, EXPECT FURTHER [...]
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Level information

Home » Reading You Five VFR Level information consists of climb and descent clearances or instructions and reports of leaving, reaching and passing levels as detailed in the Level Instructions paragraphs in the General Phraseology lesson. Unless advice is received to the contrary, the aircraft is expected to vacate the level as soon as practicable. Under exceptional circumstances, [...]
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Position information

Home » Reading You Five VFR In order to assist in establishing separation, pilots may be instructed to provide additional position report information as well as routing reports. FASTFLY 123 REPORT DISTANCE FROM GREENVILLE FASTFLY 123 25 MILES http://www.touch-english-and-go.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/6_2_part_1_final.mp3 FASTFLY 123 REPORT TENTOWN VOR WILCO FASTFLY 123 FASTFLY 123 TENTOWN VOR 23, MARLO VOR 30 FASTFLY 123 ROGER [...]
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General

Home » Reading You Five VFR Much of the phraseology used in area control is of a general nature. However, many instructions used in area control (particularly where radar is not available) are related to specific conditions in order to maintain aircraft separation. The following examples provide a cross-section of phraseology used in area control. They may be [...]
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VFR arrivals

Home » Reading You Five VFR Depending on the procedures in use, the pilot of an arriving VFR flight may be required to establish contact with the approach control unit and request instructions before entering its area of jurisdiction. Where there is an ATIS broadcast, the pilot should acknowledge it has been received; where no [...]
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