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AIM

10/12/17

5−1−26

Preflight

(i) DEST/ Insert the non−ICAO identifier, or

fix/radial/distance from navaid, or latitude/longitude,

if ZZZZ is inserted in Item 16. Optionally, append the

name of the destination point.

EXAMPLE−
1. DEST/T23 ALBANY MUNI
2. DEST/PIE335033 LEXI DUNES
3. DEST/4620N07805W

(j) DOF/ The date of flight departure in a six

figure format (YYMMDD, where YY equals the

year, MM equals the month, and DD equals the day).

The FAA will not accept flight plans filed with Date

of Flight resulting in more than a day in advance.

(k) REG/ The registration markings of the

aircraft, if different from the aircraft identification in

Item 7. Note that the FAA uses this information in

monitoring of RVSM and ADS-B performance.

(l) EET/ Significant points or FIR boundary

designators and accumulated estimated elapsed times

to such points or FIR boundaries.

EXAMPLE−

EET/KZLA0745 KZAB0830

(m) SEL/ SELCAL code.
(n) TYP/ Insert the type of aircraft if ZZZZ

was entered in Item 9. If necessary, insert the number

and type(s) of aircraft in a formation.

EXAMPLE−
1. TYP/Homebuilt
2. TYP/2 P51 B17 B24

(o) CODE/ Aircraft address (expressed in

the form of an alphanumerical code of six

hexadecimal characters) when required by the

appropriate ATS authority. Include CODE/ when

ADS-B capability is filed in Item 10.

EXAMPLE−

“F00001” is the lowest aircraft address contained in the

specific block administered by ICAO.

(p) DLE/ En route delay or holding, insert

the significant point(s) on the route where a delay is

planned to occur, followed by the length of delay

using four figure time in hours and minutes (hhmm).

EXAMPLE−

DLE/MDG0030

(q) OPR/ Name of the operator, if not

obvious from the aircraft identification in Item 7.

(r) ORGN/ The originator’s 8-letter AFTN

address or other appropriate contact details, in cases

where the originator of the flight plan may not be

readily identified, as required by the appropriate ATS

authority. The FAA does not require ORGN/

information.

NOTE−

In some areas, flight plan reception centers may insert the

ORGN/ identifier and originator’s AFTN address

automatically.

(s) PER/ Aircraft performance data, indicat-

ed by a single letter as specified in the Procedures for

Air Navigation Services - Aircraft Operations

(PANS-OPS, Doc 8168), Volume I - Flight

Procedures, if so prescribed by the appropriate ATS

authority. Note that the FAA does not require PER/

information.

(t) ALTN/ Name of destination alternate

aerodrome(s), if ZZZZ is inserted in Item 16.

EXAMPLE−
1. ALTN/F35 POSSUM KINGDOM
2. ALTN/TCC233016 LAZY S RANCH

(u) RALT/ ICAO 4-letter indicator(s) for

en-route alternate(s), as specified in Doc 7910,

Location Indicators, or name(s) of en-route alternate

aerodrome(s), if no indicator is allocated. For

aerodromes not listed in the relevant Aeronautical

Information Publication, indicate location in LAT/

LONG or bearing and distance from the nearest

significant point, as described in DEP/ above.

(v) TALT/ ICAO 4-letter indicator(s) for

take-off alternate, as specified in Doc 7910, Location

Indicators, or name of take-off alternate aerodrome,

if no indicator is allocated. For aerodromes not listed

in the relevant Aeronautical Information Publication,

indicate location in LAT/LONG or bearing and

distance from the nearest significant point, as

described in DEP/ above.

(w) RIF/ The route details to the revised

destination aerodrome, followed by the ICAO

four-letter location indicator of the aerodrome. The

revised route is subject to reclearance in flight.

EXAMPLE−
1. RIF/DTA HEC KLAX
2. RIF/ESP G94 CLA YPPH

(x) RMK/ Any other plain−language re-

marks when required by the ATC or deemed

necessary.

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