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Enroute Weather 1-800-WX-BRIEF notes

'Zulu time' HST+10 AST+9 PST+8 MST+7 CST+6 EST+5


IFR Cruising Altitutdes
IFR Flight Planning Form
UTC = (no HDT) ADT+8 PDT+7 MDT+6 CDT+5 EDT+4 notes
Magnetic Course
Terminal and Enroute Forecasts and Trends
1800-3590 00-1790
Location Time Forecast (inclusive) (inclusive)

EVEN ODD
thousands thousands

4000, 6000, 3000, 5000,


8000... 7000...

VFR on Top
Above IFR MEA, Below 18,000 ft ATC Instructions
Magnetic Course
Heading Altitude Squawk Contact Holding, etc.
EVEN ODD
thousands + thousands +
500' 500'

4500, 6500, 3500, 5500,


8500... 7500...

IFR Radio Failure


SQUAWK 7600
VMC
Continue under VFR.
Land as soon as
practicable.
IMC
Last assigned by

Route
ATC or route ATC
advised to be
expected.
Highest of Last ATC assigned
Altitude -

Listing an alternate airport is not required when the destination airport has a
published IAP and from one hour before to one hour after your ETA, forecast Minimum for IFR
weather at destination is >= 2000' AGL ceiling, Visibility >= 3 SM Advised by ATC to
Wind and Temperature Aloft Forecasts be expected
Location
Alt Alt Alt Leaving a fix at clearance
limit if radio failure
IAP begins at the fix
Leave at EFC. If no EFC,
then at ETA.
if NOT an IAP fix
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and begin approach at C Clc Limit R Route / Departure A Altitudes F Frequency T Xpdr
ETA
Location NOTAMS / PIREPS / Significant Weather Forecasts
VOR Checks
Within Last 30 Days +- EFC
VOT 4°
Ground Checkpoint 4°
Airborne Checkpoint 6°
Dual VOR Receivers 4°
Record date, place, EFC
bearing error, signature

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Runway Flight Plan 1-800-WX-BRIEF
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Altimeter 1 type 2 acft ident 3 acft type, 4 true 5 departure point 6 dep time 7 cruise alt.
spcl. equipment airspeed
VFR
Ceil / Vis IFR Z
Wind DVFR
8
Code
route of
flight
Airport
hours mins
9 10 11
ATIS
destination est. time
remarks
Field name & city enroute
hours mins 14 pilot's name, address, phone, & acft home base
12 13
Closed? FP Close Telephone or Frequency Clearance Telephone or Frequency Uncontrolled
fuel on alternate
board airport
EFC 15 16 color of aircraft
number on
board 17 destination contact / phone (optional)
A - DME, Xpdr WITH I - RNAV, Xpdr WITH
Special alt encoding alt encoding
Equipment B - DME, Xpdr w/
Suffixes for G - IFR-certified GPS
NO alt encoding
EFC (3) W - RNAV, NO Xpdr
D - DME NO Xpdr
T - Xpdr w/ NO alt U - Xpdr WITH alt
X - NO Transponder encoding Add Suffix to Acft Type on Flt Plan -- ex: "P28A/ALPHA"
encoding
Weather Go/No Go Light Gun Signals Weight and Balance
Checklist signal on ground in flight item weight
x
arm
=
moment
Current Enroute
EFC WX steady cleared cleared to
basic empty
Forecast Enroute green for takeoff land
wt / mom
WX flashing cleared to return to
Forecast green taxi land
Destination WX seats 1&2
Xpdr T Frequency F Altitudes A Route / Departure R Clc Limit C
Forecast Alternate steady red stop give way
Airport WX seats 3&4
Winds & Temp flashing taxi clear do NOT
Aloft Forecast red of runway land seats 5&6
Better WX Area
flashing return to
Forecast -
white ramp baggage
Synopsis & Area
WX alternating red/ Warning - Use
green Caution fuel
Temp / Dew Point
Spread (Fog) VHF Frequencies generally 6 lb / gal
=
CG = Σ(moment) / Σ(weight)
Emergency / ELT 121.5 takeoff wt/
Freezing Levels
EFAS / "Flight Watch" 122.0 cg/mom
UNICOM
PIREPs, including Air to Air 122.75 122.85 taxi / trip
Top Reports Military VHF 126.2 fuel
Approach
FSS (general) 122.2 landing wt/
NOTAMS
UNICOM (Towered Airpts.) 122.95 cg/mom
Departure
I'M SAFE Illness Medication Stress Alcohol Fatigue Emotion
CTAF / Tower
power

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