What does an equipment suffix of D mean?

/D. Transponder with no Mode C. /B. Transponder with Mode C. /A.

What is my aircraft equipment code?

On the FAA domestic flight plan form (FAA Form 7233-1) the equipment code is a single character placed in block 3 (Aircraft Type / Special Equipment) as a suffix to the aircraft type code. A single letter is used to represent a radio navigational capability and transponder combination.

What is D FIS Acars?

Data link (D)-Flight Information Services (FIS) Aircraft Communications Addressing Reporting System. (ACARS) The flight information services provided can be weather reports and operational data.

What is ICAO equipment?

The ICAO equipment field is where you indicate the navigation/approach aid and communication equipment onboard each aircraft. Below is a list of the most common selections. S (Standard) – Almost all aircraft will select this, which includes ILS, VOR, and VHF Comm. capabilities.

What does RTF mean in aviation?

RTF. Return To Force (military term for aircraft return home)

What is a equipment suffix?

An equipment suffix provides controllers with information about your navigation capability. ATC will use this information when assigning routes, departure procedures, arrivals, and approaches so it is important to include the correct equipment suffix when filing your flight plan.

What are the aircraft codes?

ICAO codes are published in ICAO Document 8643 Aircraft Type Designators and are used by air traffic control and airline operations such as flight planning….Codes.

ICAO Code IATA Type Code Model
B733 733 Boeing 737-300
B734 734 Boeing 737-400
B735 735 Boeing 737-500
B736 736 Boeing 737-600

How do pilots file a flight plan?

Call Flight Services (1-800-WX-BRIEF or 1-800-992-7433) – The flight services specialist will file your flight plan. Submit your plan online through one of the following free services: Flight Service 1800WxBrief.

What is D Volmet?

A Leader in Text-to-Speech Technology for Aviation StarCaster ® D-VOLMET obtains weather information automatically in textual format from various data sources and converts it into high quality voice output.

What is ICAO PBN?

Performance-based Navigation (PBN), in simple terms, redefines the aircraft’s required navigation capability from sensor (equipment) based to performance based. For each specification, there is a lateral containment value that the aircraft must be able to remain within, in order to be approved for that operation.

What does RTF stand for?

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RTF. / computing / abbreviation for. rich text format: a standard file format allowing file transfer between different applications and operating systems.

What does an equipment code on an airplane mean?

An equipment code describes the communication (COM), navigation (NAV), approach aids and surveillance transponder equipment on board an aircraft.

How are ICAO designators used to differentiate between aircraft types?

While ICAO designators are used to distinguish between aircraft types and variants that have different performance characteristics affecting ATC, the codes do not differentiate between service characteristics (passenger and freight variants of the same type/series will have the same ICAO code).

Where can I find list of aircraft type designators?

ICAO Aircraft type designators ICAO Code IATA Type Code Model AT76 ATR Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR 72-600 DH62 De Havilland Comet 2 (deprecated code) DH64 De Havilland Comet 4 (deprecated code) DH8A DH1 De Havilland Canada DHC-8-100 Dash 8 / 8

What does the ICAO reference code stand for?

The ICAO Aerodrome Reference Code is a two part categorisation of aircraft types which simplifies the process of establishing whether a particular aircraft is able to use a particular aerodrome.