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10/12/17

5−1−21

Preflight

TBL 5−1−4

Aircraft COM, NAV, and Approach Equipment Qualifiers

INSERT one letter as follows:

N if no COM/NAV/approach aid equipment for the route to be flown is carried, or the equipment 
is unserviceable,

(OR) 

S if standard COM/NAV/approach aid equipment for the route to be flown is carried and 
serviceable (see Note 1),

(AND/OR)
INSERT one or more of the following letters to indicate the COM/NAV/approach aid equipment available 

and serviceable:

NOTE−
The capabilities described below comprise the following elements:
   a. Presence of relevant serviceable equipment on board the aircraft.
   b. Equipment and capabilities commensurate with flight crew qualifications.
   c. Where applicable, authorization from the appropriate authority.

A

GBAS landing system

L

ILS

B

LPV (APV with SBAS)

M1

ATC RTF SATCOM (INMARSAT)

C

LORAN C

M2

ATC RTF (MTSAT)

D

DME

M3

ATC RTF (Iridium)

E1 FMC WPR ACARS

O

VOR

E2 D-FIS ACARS

P1

CPDLC RCP 400 (See Note 7.)

E3 PDC ACARS

P2

CPDLC RCP 240 (See Note 7.)

F

ADF

P3

SATVOICE RCP 400 (See Note 7.)

G

(GNSS) (See Note 2.)

P4−

P9

Reserved for RCP

H

HF RTF

R

PBN approved (See Note 4.)

I

Inertial navigation

T

TACAN

J1

CPDLC ATN VDL Mode 2 (See Note 3.)

U

UHF RTF

J2

CPDLC FANS 1/A HFDL

V

VHF RTF

J3

CPDLC FANS 1/A VDL Mode 4

W

RVSM approved

J4

CPDLC FANS 1/A VDL Mode 2

X

MNPS approved/North Atlantic (NAT) High Level Airspace

(HLA) approved

J5

CPDLC FANS 1/A SATCOM (INMARSAT)

Y

VHF with 8.33 kHz channel spacing capability

J6

CPDLC FANS 1/A SATCOM (MTSAT)

Z

Other equipment carried or other capabilities 

(See Note 5.)

J7

CPDLC FANS 1/A SATCOM (Iridium)

NOTE−

1. If the letter S is used, standard equipment is considered to be VHF RTF, VOR, and ILS within U.S. domestic airspace.
2. If the letter G is used, the types of external GNSS augmentation, if any, are specified in Item 18 following the indicator
NAV/ and separated by a space.

3. See RTCA/EUROCAE Interoperability Requirements Standard For ATN Baseline 1 (ATN B1 INTEROP Standard –
DO-280B/ED-110B) for data link services air traffic control clearance and information/air traffic control communications
management/air traffic control microphone check.

4. If the letter R is used, the performance−based navigation levels that are authorized must be specified in Item 18 following
the indicator PBN/. For further details, see Paragraph 5−1−9 
8, Item 18 (c) and (d).

3/29/18

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