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10/12/17

5−1−27

Preflight

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.

5−1−10. 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 4−1−19 , Tower En Route Control (TEC)

3/29/18

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