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AIM 

EXAMPLE

 

1. 

RMK/NRP 

2. 

RMK/DRVSN 

(y) 

RVR/  The minimum RVR requirement of 

the flight in meters. This item is defined by 
Eurocontrol, not ICAO. The FAA does not require or 
use this item, but will accept it in a flight plan. 

NOTE

 

This provision is detailed in the European Regional 
Supplementary Procedures (EUR SUPPs, Doc 7030), 
Chapter 2. 

(z) 

RFP/  Q followed by a digit to indicate the 

sequence of the replacement flight plan being 
submitted. This item is defined by Eurocontrol, not 
ICAO. The FAA will not use this item, but will accept 
it in a flight plan. 

NOTE

 

This provision is detailed in the European Regional 
Supplementary Procedures (EUR SUPPs, Doc 7030), 
chapter 2. 

9.  Item 19.  Supplementary Information 

NOTE

 

Item 19 data must be included when completing FAA Form 
7233

4.  This information will be retained by the 

facility/organization that transmits the flight plan to Air 
Traffic Control (ATC), for Search and Rescue purposes, but 
it will not be transmitted to ATC as part of the FPL. 

(a) 

E/ (ENDURANCE). Insert 4

digits group 

giving the fuel endurance in hours and minutes. 

(b) 

P/ (PERSONS ON BOARD). Insert the 

total number of persons (passengers and crew) on 
board. 

(c) 

Emergency and survival equipment 

(1) 

R/ (RADIO). 

[a] 

Cross out “UHF” if frequency 243.0 

MHz is not available. 

[b] 

Cross out “VHF” frequency 121.5 

MHz is not available. 

[c] 

Cross out “ELBA” if emergency 

locator transmitter (ELT) is not available. 

(2) 

S/ (SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT). 

[a] 

Cross out “POLAR” if polar survival 

equipment is not carried. 

[b] 

Cross out “DESERT” if desert 

survival equipment is not carried. 

[c] 

Cross out “MARITIME” if maritime 

survival equipment is not carried. 

[d] 

Cross out J if “JUNGLE” survival 

equipment is not carried. 

(3) 

J/ (JACKETS). 

[a] 

Cross out “LIGHT” if life jackets are 

not equipped with lights. 

[b] 

Cross out “FLUORES” if life jackets 

are not equipped with fluorescein. 

[c] 

Cross out “UHF” or “VHF” or both as 

in R/ above to indicate radio capability of jackets, if 
any. 

(4) 

D/ (DINGHIES). 

[a] 

NUMBER.  Cross out indicators 

“NUMBER” and “CAPACITY” if no dinghies are 
carried, or insert number of dinghies carried; and 

[b] 

CAPACITY. Insert total capacity, in 

persons, of all dinghies carried; and 

[c] 

COVER. Cross out indicator “COV-

ER” if dinghies are not covered; and 

[d] 

COLOR. Insert color of dinghies if 

carried. 

(5) 

A/ (AIRCRAFT COLOR AND 

MARKINGS). Insert color of aircraft and significant 
markings. 

(6) 

N/ (REMARKS). Cross out indicator N 

if no remarks, or indicate any other survival 
equipment carried and any other remarks regarding 
survival equipment. 

(7) 

C/ (PILOT). Insert name of pilot

in

 

command. 

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10.  IFR Operations to High Altitude 

Destinations 

a. 

Pilots planning IFR flights to airports located in 

mountainous terrain are cautioned to consider the 
necessity for an alternate airport even when the 
forecast weather conditions would technically relieve 
them from the requirement to file one. 

REFERENCE

 

14 CFR Section 91.167. 
AIM, Paragraph 4

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19 , Tower En Route Control (TEC) 

Preflight 

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